By Mary Melcher, Ph.D., edited by Robert Harner

 

Sharlot Hall was just twelve years old in 1882 when her family moved by covered wagon from Kansas to Arizona Territory. The family settled onto a ranch near Dewey, and Sharlot settled into a life of ranching work. Her father placed little emphasis on formal education. Sharlot attended a school term in Dewey and a high school term in Prescott, but she was largely self-educated...

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