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The Life and Times of Tom Jeffords, Blood Brother of Cochise – Presented by Van Fowers
January 11, 2014 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 am$7.50
The Life and Times of Tom Jeffords, Blood Brother of Cochise – Presented by Van Fowers, Saturday, January 11, 2 pm
Born in Chautauqua, New York in 1832, Tom Jeffords began his adventurous life as a steamboat captain. He joined the Union Army, got into mining, and managed a stage line for Wells & Fargo in southeast Arizona. After Cochise’s band attacked and killed 14 of his men, Jeffords met alone with Cochise and the two became fast friends. Learn how Jeffords was instrumental in creating peace in the region and what he did after Cochise death to maintain that peace. $7.50 fee includes admission to tour the Park.