In 1800s mining camps, petite, persuasive Nellie Cashman, with a lyrical Irish brogue, opened boarding houses and restaurants within a matter of days upon entering town. Her ability to serve appetizing and affordable meals lasted over 50 years.
The article "Nellie Cashman found adventure, shunned the 'civilized,' on frontier, opens a new window" chronicles her life as she travelled the U.S. and Canada, and eventually settled down in Tombstone, opening a lodging house.
Cleere, Jan. "Nellie Cashman found adventure, shunned the 'civilized,' on frontier, opens a new window." Arizona Daily Star. April 19, 2016. Page A2.
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