A fascinating bit of history recalled

By Morgan Tarpley
 
One of my friends recently shared a fascinating bit of history on the Facebook wall about a woman nicknamed “Stagecoach” – whose actual name was Mary Fields (1832- 1914) and was the first African American mail carrier (male or female) in the United States. Here’s her story:

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