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Though their contributions to stagecoach history were often overlooked, women drove stagecoaches, negotiated contracts, bought and managed stage lines, defended their cargo from bandits, and robbed stages—in addition to fulfilling their traditional roles as housekeepers, cooks, and mothers to multiple children. This talk by author Cheryl Mullenbach offers an expansive overview of stagecoach history in the United States enriched by the personal stories of women who contributed to the evolution and success of a captivating facet of American history. Prepare for a teeth-rattling, romance-shattering journey that jolts away preconceived notions about women and stagecoaches and surprises with its twists and turns. Registration Required.