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Cockeyed Charley Parkhurst

Craig MacDonald

Cockeyed Charley Parkhurst

The West"s most unusual stagewhip (Wild and woolly West books)

by Craig MacDonald

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Published by Filter Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Parkhurst, Charlotte Darkey

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    Number of Pages44
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11381437M
    ISBN 100910584346
    ISBN 109780910584340
    OCLC/WorldCa1949121

    Watch Death Valley Days - Season 6, Episode 19 - Cockeyed Charlie Parkhurst: Charlie Parkhurst was a surly person who earned a reputation as a stagecoach driver for Wells Fargo by getting every run.   Book trailer for Charley's Choice by Fern J. Hill. Vintage Christmas: Best Songs From the s, 30s & 40s #bigbands #holidaytunes #festive - Duration: Past Perfect Vintage Music.

    Charley Parkhurst was one of the more skillful stagecoach drivers, not only in California but throughout the west. He was variously called “One-eyed” or “Cockeyed” Charley because he had lost an eye when kicked by a horse. For 20 years, he drove a stagecoach in California. Twice, Charley was held up.   An illustration of Charley Parkhurst. She earned the nickname “One-Eyed Charley” after she was kicked in the eye by a horse, which was perhaps startled by a rattlesnake.

    Called by various nicknames, including One-Eyed Charley, Cockeyed Charley, and Mountain Charley, Parkhurst chewed tobacco, gambled, and drank with the other men. Upon Parkhurst’s death, it was discovered that she was a woman. Charlotte Darkey Parkhurst was born in in Lebanon, New Hampshire. She spent her early years in an orphanage. Charley's choice: the life and times of Charley Parkhurst by Fern J Hill (Book) Cockeyed Charley Parkhurst: the West's most unusual stagewhip by Craig MacDonald (Book).


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Cockeyed Charley Parkhurst: The West's most unusual stagewhip (Wild and woolly West books) Paperback – January 1, by Craig MacDonald (Author)Price: $ Cockeyed Charley Parkhurst book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Cockeyed Charley Parkhurst The West's Most Unusual Stagewhip on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Cockeyed Charley Parkhurst The West's Most Unusual Stagewhip [Unknown Binding] [ ]. Parkhurst obeyed, but was determined to settle the score.

As luck would have it, Sugarfoot stopped her coach again on the same route. This time Charley shot and killed him. Some time after reaching California, Parkhurst lost the use of one eye after a kick from a horse, leading to her nickname of “One Eyed Charley” or “Cockeyed Charley.”.

Buy Cockeyed Charley Parkhurst: The West's Most Unusual Stagewhip by Craig MacDonald online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions. In a book was written called Charley’s Choice. It is a fictional story that includes many of the myths surrounding Charley.

Other fictionalizations like One-Eyed Charley, Rough, Tough Charley, Riding Freedom, and COCKEYED CHARLEY PARKHURST are all fictionalizations of Charley’s life directed at children.

Parkhurst was usually referred to as “One-Eyed Charlie” or “Cockeyed Charlie” after being kicked in the head. He stood only 5 ft. 7 in. and was slight of build. Charlie went to work for James Birch, better-known in Southwest history as the man who, inopened the first stagecoach to California; a forerunner to the storied.

Cockeyed Charley Parkhurst book Charley Darkey Parkhurst, known in life as Cockeyed Charley and in death as Mountain Charley, was one of the greatest stagecoach drivers of the Old West — who just happened to be a woman.

Weighing close to pounds and just five feet in height, Charley had big arms, but a thin voice and preferred sleeping in stables with the horses rather.

Charley retired from the small cattle business she and Frank Woodward ran. (Harmon) Frank Woodward kept vigil at Charley’s side when she was dying and was very upset when he found out Charley was a woman.

Charley Parkhurst died of cancer of the mouth and throat in Watsonville, CA. Decem Cockeyed Charley Parkhurst: the West's most unusual stagewhip. [Craig MacDonald] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for # Wild and woolly West books ;\/span> \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 schema:name\/a> \" Cockeyed Charley Parkhurst.

The Story of Charley Parkhurst cfair. Loading Unsubscribe from cfair. Book Trailer: Charley's Choice The Life and Times of Charley Parkhurst - Duration: Buy Cockeyed Charley Parkhurst: The West's most unusual stagewhip (Wild and woolly West books) by Craig MacDonald (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Craig MacDonald. Charley's Choice: The Life and Times of Charley Parkhurst is a fictional memoir of a California gold rush era stagecoach driver, who, upon death, was discovered to be a woman.

Search For Books Title Author Keyword ISBN. (17) “Charley Parkhurst: The Stage Driver–A Woman Who Passed as a Man for a Quarter of a Century”, Daily Nevada State Journal, January 4, (18) California’s Sesquicentennial Wagon Train Ibid.

(19) Craig MacDonald, Cockeyed Charley Parkhurst: The West’s Most Unusual Stage Whip. Colorado: Filter Press,Western Figure. Born Charlotte Darkey Parkhurst in Lebanon, New Hampshire, known in life as Cockeyed Charley was one of the greatest stagecoach drivers of the Old West, whom just happened to be a woman.

Abandoned by her parents as a child and placed in an orphanage from which she later escaped disguised in boy's Burial: Pioneer Cemetery, Watsonville, Santa.

Chances are it might be the Legend of Cockeyed Charlie. The story starts in Lebanon, New Hampshire aroundwhen year-old Charlie Parkhurst ran away from Mr. Millshark’s orphanage. Somehow. “Cockeyed” Charley Parkhurst.

Charlotte Darkey Parkhurst was in her early teens around when she walked away from the orphanage where she’d grown up. She dropped the last four letters of her name, put on a set of boy’s clothes and began her life as a.

to-read (8 people), gay-trans-history (1 person), passing (1 person), female-masculinity (1 person), xx-nada (1 person), v-amerikkkaana-v (1 person), x-m. Some excellent books regarding the famous California stagecoach routes include Stagecoaching on the California Coast: The Coastline Stage from Los Angeles to San Juan by Maury Hoag The Golden Road: The Story of California’s Mission Trail by Felix Riesenberg Cockeyed Charley Parkhurst: The West’s Most Unusual Stagewhip by Craig.

Not long after reaching California, Charley Parkhurst lost the use of one eye after a kick from a horse,he wore a black patch over the socket,and from than on was called one eyed Charley or cockeyed Charley worked for James E.

Birch,who in started a stagecoach service, starting as a driver with one :. As you can imagine, there are several. "Charley's Choice," by Fern Hill, is available on Kindle. There's a list of 10 others at Amazon, too, including some out-of-print used ones.

The rest of the story: 's "metroactive" archive has an excellent long-form version of the Charley Parkhurst story. Also, the Maracon Productions Website is very. Directed by Stuart E. McGowan. With Frank Gerstle, Michael Whalen, Fred Graham, Roscoe Ates.

Charlie Parkhurst escapes a poorhouse, apprentices to a livery and becomes a horse expert. Hired by Wells Fargo in California, Charlie is one their most trusted drivers for decades. But a surprising secret is revealed in death/10(18).Charley Parkhurst, who was also known as One-Eyed Charley, Mountain Charley, and Six-Horse Charley was a female tobacco chewing, cussing, gambling California stage driver who was found dead in bed on Decem To the surprise of Charley’s friends, the person they found was not who they thought “he” was.