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  Tombstone, Arizona - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tombstone is a city located in Cochise County, Arizona, founded in 1879.
Tombstone was known as one of the deadliest towns in the West after silver was discovered in the area in 1877; four years later the town was the site of the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral.
Tombstone is home to the legendary Boot Hill Graveyard.
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 Tombstone - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tombstone most commonly means a headstone marking the grave of a deceased person.
Tombstone (comics) is the name of a fictional Marvel Comics character.
Tombstones (programming) are a solution to dangling pointers in computer programming languages.
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 Tombstone - Arizona Ghost Town
Tombstone's post office was established December 2, 1878 and has yet to be discontinued.
Tombstone is the most famous of Arizona mining camps with its colorful history.
Tombstone who flourished under the hunt of silver in the beginning of 1880 was known as one of the most notorious and violence towns, - here was silver the king, - but anyway so was a Tombstone the most nice and cultural town in the West.
www.ghosttowns.com /states/az/tombstone.html   (1018 words)

 Encyclopedia: Tombstone, Arizona
Tombstone Arizona is perhaps most famous for its Gunfight at OK Corral when the Earp brothers, Wyatt, Virgil and Morgan, along with friend, Doc Holliday, shot it out with the Clanton and McLaury Gang.
Although the Gunfight at OK Corral is the most famous historical attraction of Tombstone Arizona, it was the tenacity and bravery of Edward Lawrence Schieffelin that spawned the town of Tombstone and the unusual way it got its name.
The Tombstone Arizona rush to riches led to the booming of Tombstone, Arizona and its rich historical attractions.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Tombstone,-Arizona   (491 words)

 Tombstone Arizona   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Tombstone is the perfect place to stay and learn about the old west.
Tombstone began a mining town and has grown to a popular old west town full of history.
Tombstone is "The Town Too Tough To Die." Today Tombstone has a population of 1,500.
www.tombstone-arizona.us   (495 words)

 Tombstone, Arizona: Just the facts...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Tombstone is a city located in Cochise County (additional info and facts about Cochise County), Arizona (A state in southwestern United States; site of the Grand Canyon).
Tombstone was known as one of the deadliest towns in the West during the latter half of the 19th century.
Out of the total population, 22.6% of those under the age of 18 and 13.1% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/t/to/tombstone,_arizona.htm   (493 words)

 Tombstone Arizona | History | Attractions | Tombstone Hotels
In the 1880s, Tombstone was a booming mining town that brought a rush of those looking to strike it rich.
Surviving a day in Tombstone was a victory as its famous Boot Hill Cemetery overflowed with those shot during poker games, killed in drunken-induced gunfights and even hung for simply becoming a public nuisance.
And be sure to visit the Tombstone Arizona Courthouse built in 1882 which is now a state historic park and museum filled with artifacts and old photographs.
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 Tombstone Arizona Real Estate
Tombstone, Arizona, is known as the most famous of Arizona's old mining camps.
In January 1879 the Tombstone Mill and Mining Company was established and in April of 1879 the first house was built on the corner of Fourth Street and Allen Street by J. Allen, in which he managed and owned a store.
In December 1879, Tombstone was incorporated as a village by the vote of the people and William A. Harwood became the first mayor.
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 Tombstone - HIGH-IMPACT Business English Training in Tombstone - Tucson - Arizona - Language Learning Strategy ...
Tombstone, Arizona is an hour-and-half drive from Tucson across the desert and into the sparsely populated rangelands that still support numerous cattle ranches.
Tombstone, Arizona, often called is the most famous of Arizona's old mining camps.
The Southeast region of Arizona was acquired from Mexico by the Gadsden Purchase on December 30, 1853.
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 Tombstone, Arizona - DesertUSA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Tombstone is located in Cochise County of southeast Arizona, 70 miles southeast of Tucson, 20 miles east of the San Pedro River and 15 miles southwest of the Dragoon Mountains.
Tombstone is world renowned for its mining history and the "Gunfight at the OK Corral" in 1881, between the Earp brothers -- Wyatt, Morgan and Virgil -- and the Clantons, Frank and Tom McLowery.
Tombstone's survived of the Great Depression and two devastating fires, along with the flooding of the mines through the restoration of its many historic buildings and through the daily tourism that make Tombstone known as "The Town Too Tough To Die.".
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 Tombstone, Arizona (Cities)
Tombstone is located in Cochise County southeast of Tucson between Benson and Bisbee.
Tombstone swiftly grew into one of the Southest's wealthiest and most lawless mining towns.
Today, Tombstone is a well-known health resort and tourist destination with its checkered past as a magnet of outlaws.
www.ohwy.com /az/t/tombston.htm   (215 words)

 Tombstone Arizona Motel - Larian Motel - Historic Arizona
Today, visitors to Tombstone Arizona are rewarded with a host of many original buildings and authenticity that others can only try to recreate, at best.
Tombstone Arizona Courthouse, built in 1882, site of famous trials and hangings that are part of the legend.
Tombstone's "Mother Lode of Silver" was hidden in the central area of the San Pedro Valley.
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 Tombstone, Arizona & ShootOutAtTheOKCorral.com
When you visit the shootout location in Tombstone, be prepared to view one of the biggest jokes in the Old West.....The area in which the shootout took place is surrounded by walls, bleachers and the site is incorrectly marked.
Tombstoners are casting about for a name for the new county which is to be formed out of the eastern portion of Pima, at the coming session of the Legislature.
It is hinted that the Stock Association of Southern Arizona contemplates assuming the responsibility of breaking up the systematic cattle and horse stealing now going on this side of the line by summary measures, unless it be soon demonstrated that the legally constituted authorities are equal to the task.
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 Tombstone, Arizona
Tombstone was founded in 1877 by a prospector named Ed Schieffelin.
The most famous event in Tombstones history was the famed Gunfight at the OK Corral, which didnt actually happen at the corral, but in a vacant lot near it.
The celebration, which portrays the pageantry and rip-roaring days of Tombstone's well-known mining period of the 1880s, will feature three fun-filled days of street entertainment, gunfight reenactments, championship gun twirling and a parade.
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 Tombstone, Arizona - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Tombstone is located at 31°42'57" North, 110°3'53" West (31.715940, -110.064827){{GR1}}.
Tombstone : An Iliad of the Southwest (Historians of the Frontier and American West Series)
After the Boom in Tombstone and Jerome, Arizona: Decline in Western Resource Towns (Wilbur S. Shepperson Series in History and Humanities)
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 Tombstone, Arizona
Tombstone, however, wasn't named for the markers in its famous cemetery.
The most famous names associated with Tombstone are undeniably those connected with the shootout at the OK Corral.
Stump died in childbirth from an overdose of chloroform in 1884, or that John Hicks was shot in a saloon brawl, or that Joseph Wetsell was stoned to death by Apaches.
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 Tombstone Courthouse State Historic Park   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Tombstone reached its pinnacle of riches and then faded, all within the short span of eight years.
Tombstone remained th county seat until 1929, when outvoted by a growing Bisbee, and the county seat was moved there.
When the Tombstone Restoration Commission acquired it, they began the courthouse rehabilitation and the development as a histiorical museum that has continued to operate as a state park since 1959.
www.pr.state.az.us /parkhtml/tombstone.html   (580 words)

 Tombstone Courthouse State Historic Park, Arizona (DesertUSA)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Tombstone, Arizona, often called "The Town Too Tough to Die," is the most famous of Arizona's old mining camps.
The Tombstone Courthouse was built in 1882 after Cochise County split off from Pima County in 1881.
Tombstone was chosen as the county seat because it was the largest town in the county with a population of 8-10,000 people.
www.desertusa.com /mag98/april/poi/tomb.html   (418 words)

 Spirits of Tombstone, Arizona!
The town of Tombstone is located in southwestern Arizona and during the 1880’s gained infamy as one of the most famous silver boomtowns of the Old West.
The tense situation in Tombstone was further strained on the night of March 15, 1881.
The citizens of Tombstone seemed to be split on whether or not the Earp’s were heroes, or cold-blooded killers.
www.prairieghosts.com /tombstoneaz.html   (6164 words)

 Tombstone, Arizona   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Tombstone got its name in an interesting way.
Prospectors had been warned away by the army, since it the area was known to be an Apache stronghold.
The army warned you that all you would find would be your tombstone.
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 Trail Rider's Inn, Tombstone Arizona   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Tombstone, Arizona is "one of the most famous" and historic mining towns in the old west.
During its boom period Tombstone was notorious for its brothels, saloons, and gambling houses and is also known for the famous Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday shoot-out against the Clanton's in the 1880's.
Tombstone thrived and at one time was the most cultivated city in the West.
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Tombstone erupted into a boom town when Arizona was Apache Land.
The City of Tombstone was built on a flat mesa, surrounded by the Whetstone, Mule, Burro, Huachuca, and Dragoon Mountains.
Tombstone, the largest, was near the Toughnut Mine; Richmond was one and a quarter mile southwest, and Charleston and Contention were on the San Pedro River, eight miles away.
www.americanwest.com /pages/tombston.htm   (2809 words)

 Tombstone, Arizona
Tombstone, situated some 30 miles from the Mexican border on a small plateau called Goose Flats, saw its first white man back in 1539 when a Spanish Franciscan missionary by the name of Fray Marcos de Niza jogged through astride the back of a donkey.
Prior to the Earp clan gracing Tombstone with their presents, Ed Schieffelin arrived at Camp Huachuca, later known as Fort Whipple, with a party of soldiers.
Allie Earp may not have appreciated the town that wouldn’t die, but as she gave it her glare Tombstone was sprouting, including the ongoing construction of a new corral.
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 Tombstone Arizona Attractions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
There's lots of stuff to see on the walls in the barroom, but perhaps the most unusual feature is the downstairs "Shaft." Working in the hotel by day, an employee dug in secret at night from his room to prospect in the mineshafts under Tombstone.
Provides a 30-minute presentation which re-creates Tombstone's early years with films and animated figures on a revolving stage.
Next door to the Historama is the corral where it is said the legendary gunfight between the Earps and Doc Holliday against the Clanton Gang.
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 Tombstone Sky
Tombstone is located in Cochise County, which is in the southeast corner of Arizona.
The stargazing section has starmaps for Tombstone Arizona AZ night sky stargazing viewing, and some astronomy photos.
The chess section for this Tombstone Arizona AZ website has some chess software, chess shareware and chess freeware.
www.tombstonesky.com   (174 words)

 American West Travelogue - Tombstone, Arizona, The Town Too Tough to Die
Tombstone, Arizona, is the most historic town of the Old West, where Wyatt Earp and the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral became the west's most famous legend.
Masterson was a close friend of Wyatt and spent much time in Tombstone before returning to Kansas in 1882.
From Tucson, Arizona, proceed east on Interstate-10 roughly 50 miles to the town of Benson.
www.amwest-travel.com /awt_tombstone1.html   (822 words)

Instead, Tombstone, "The Town Too Tough To Die", attracts thousands of tourists every year, and the OK Corral is done up like an amusement park attraction.
Despite Tombstone's unlikely survival, Arizona is littered with ghost towns.
But while humans and their machines advance and retreat with frightening speed, Arizona's greatest attraction is placid and eternal: the Grand Canyon National Park.
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 Tombstone Boarding House > Surfer's Guide to Arizona Travel > Arizona Reporter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Walking by the Tombstone Boarding House, you would never guess that behind the white picket fence lurks an assortment of ghosts.
The adobe house, originally known as the Barrows Boarding House, was built in 1880 by Tombstone's first bank manager and was remodeled and enlarged in the early 1930s.
The Tombstone Boarding House is located at the corner of Fourth and Safford streets on the right.
www.azreporter.com /surfguide/articles/tombstoneboardinghouse.html   (583 words)

 Gift shop, tombstone movie souvenirs. Tombstone, Arizona - Home
We are located in Tombstone, Arizona, in a convenient location at 518 E. Allen St, directly across the street from the Birdcage Theater.
In the 1880's, Tombstone was a boom mining town with millions in silver and all the tough characters that go with a boom mining town.
Tombstone grew to become the largest city west of the Mississippi, and was a very affluent community—then and now "The Town Too Tough To Die"!
www.sonorasams.com   (445 words)

 Welcome to the City of Tombstone!
Thus, in 1877 Schieffelin named his first claim the Tombstone, and rumors of rich strikes made a boomtown of the settlement that adopted this name.
The citizenry of Tombstone decided rather than depending on a vanishing mining industry, they would focus their time and energy on tourism and restoration.
The City of Tombstone cannot and will not be held responsible for the content on any of these outside sources.
www.cityoftombstone.com   (643 words)

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