George Monroe, driving a stagecoach with around 7 passengers, circa 1870-1886
- George Monroe, driving a stagecoach with around 7 passengers, circa 1870-1886
- Alternative title
- Stagecoach Drivers and Pony Express Riders
- Date Created
- [circa 1870-1886]
Miriam Matthews Photograph Collection
George Monroe (seated on the left) driving about seven passengers in a coach. The coach is on a dirt road in a wooded setting in front of a small, wooden church.
George Monroe rode a stagecoach between Merced and Mariposa and became a renowned stage driver. He drove three United States presidents into Yosemite, Ulysses S. Grant, James A. Garfield and Rutherford B. Hayes, as well as Gen. William T. Sherman. Monroe Meadows in Yosemite is named after him.
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