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We stopped In Tombstone Arizona on the way back from Los Cruces New Mexico. My wife and I had both finished reading a couple of books about Wyatt Earp, Doc Holiday, and the OK Corral.
So we decided to make the detour and go see it
First the Bad News, while the parking is free, any attraction you might want to see charges admission
The Ghost town part of town reminded me to much “Knott’s Berry Farm” and or Calico. I would have preferred a deserted set of buildings and a walking tour
Again I sort of figured it was a tourist place so was not expecting too much
The road in / out of town is heavily patrolled so watch your speed
The Good News
We ate at “Big Nose Kate’s Saloon” the food was quite good , the service was great , the entertainment was pretty good, and was a neat place to eat and let one’s imagination take over and be there with Doc Holiday, and the others.
My wife and split a brisket Sandwich and a bowl of chili and each had a “Doc Holiday “to drink (Mr. Pub) but hey indulge me
They had a gentleman doing some street dancing for tips that while not western was rather interesting to watch
A lot of the residents are dressed in period clothing which gives the place that western look.
My wife bought some earrings at a Native American store as souvenirs.
Tombstone is a neat place to stop and visit , check off the bucket list, eat at “Big Nose Kate’s Saloon” and enjoy a couple of hours to break up that LONG I -10 drive BUT I do not foresee it has my favorite destination site yet
one of the greatest western movies with kurt russell as wyatt erap and val klimer as doc hoilday. showing us what the true west was like in that time period. cowboys vs the erap brothers and doc hoilday. that stay true to facts in this movie. but there a famous gun fight that happen in tombstone. gun fight at the o.k. corral. on october 26 188. but there was alot of stuff they miss in the movie that really happen at the gun fight of the o.k. corral. that true gun fight happen in alley. as the eraps and holiday where walking down they past newpaper for tombstone and gun fight happen on east fremont street in alley of east fremont street where the o.k. corral. now some people say that the gun fight only lasted thirty seconds. but the thing they got right in the movie is that ike clanton run and billy claiborne ran from the gun fight unharmed. mean while ike brother billy clanton was gun town with the others. and during the trail the cowboys said that they threw there hands up and said we are unharmed. making sound like earps and hoilday shot them down cold blood. but when wyatt and his brothers took the stand. they said they never threw up there hands and they where armed. the judge rules not guilty for the earps and hoilday. and there where only 3 deaths in the gunfight. so later on the cowboys wanted revenge on december 28 they try to gun down virgil on december 28 1881. and on march 18 morgan was gundown and kill. and this lead to earp vendetta ride. and took down all curly bill and ringo and most the cowboys. after wyatt got his revenge against the cowboys. finally settledown with his true love josephine and they never left each other side. later on wyatt earp die on january 13 1929. wyatt erap and his brothers where the greatest law men there was. u cross there path they show u who true boss was. and that was them.
Dan Mewhinney from Dangers of the Paranormal... Don't miss this great interview with one of the Top Paranormal investigators of the 2015 Tombstone Arizona Event. We will be holding a series of interviews presenting you the paranormal investigators that will be there, as the date comes closer. Join our chat.
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Tombstone Arizona will hold the most awesome gathering, in this such historic place. many activity for all the family and at night... the whole town gets locked down for the investigation.
Tombstone Jesus will be rejoining us on Sign Guy's Wrestling Show. He's one of the most popular guests we've had and is extremely popular with wrestling fans in Utah. He's doing some big things for WAR out of Salt Lake City. Be sure to get the latest with him as he returns for another interview.
Tune in LIVE Sunday May 5th at 5:30p.m. as MHH Radio hosts Stevie Tombstone. After a chance meeting with Roy Acuff, Stevie (then, a young man) was certain he would always be a musician. Born in rural Georgia, Stevie learned the ropes playing country, gospel, and blues. Rebelling against his roots, he immersed himself in the world of rock and the underground music scene of the 80s in Atlanta but never lost the twang of his childhood. Almost three decades later, he has become an accomplished performer and songwriter. Stevie has now released five solo albums and several music videos, produced music with his 1980s swamp rockabilly band, The Tombstones, and made appearances on compilations all over the damn place. In his early days, Stevie penned the college radio anthem and regional hit "Nobody", which was later recorded by rock icon, Stiv Bators. After separating with The Tombstones in the 1990s, he toured as the supporting act for Jason & the Scorchers in Europe, which opened the door for his solo career. Taking a more serious approach to songwriting, he then began to write with as many accomplished song-writers as he could find in every realm of the music world, from street poets to music row regulars Read More at http://www.stevietombstone.net/bio.html
Tombstone got its start in 1877 when Ed Schieffelin found one of the richest silver strikes in U.S. history in the hills above the San Pedro River. His discovery set in motion the history of a town that is seared in the memory of a nation and the world a true representative of the "American West". By 1879 settlement began, and by 1881 the population of the town reached 6000 people. While many rugged individuals inhabited the town's center, respectability and civilization began to occur on the edges of town. Church services were held in any vacant room or closed bar and the need for a decent church building was quite evident! In 1879, Rev. John Baptist Salpointe, Vicar Apostolic of Arizona, sent Father Antonio Jouvencaeu to Tombstone to ascertain the need for a church in the busy mining camp. Led by Nellie Cashman "Angel of the Camp", the citizens of Tombstone raised money to build a one and one-half story adobe building that housed a rectory on the top floor and a church on the bottom floor. This church-rectory was dedicated as Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church on January 1, 1881, becoming the first church building of any denomination in Tombstone.
In 1882, a second wooden Catholic Church building was constructed. This allowed the 1881 building to be used solely as a rectory. Again, Nellie Cashman spearheaded the construction efforts, raising money and borrowing a team of horses and a wagon to haul wood from the Chiricahua Mountains, 50 miles away. This church building served the Tombstone Community until 1947 when it was moved to its present location. A new 1947 church building was constructed at the corner of N. Sixth and Safford Streets under the guidance of Pastor, Father Thomas Doyle. Later, the property north of the church that included two 1880's entwining rose trees was donated to and became part of the Sacred Heart Church Complex.
Wyatt Earp, The Clanton Brothers, Doc Holiday, The Gunfight at the O.K. Corral, Tombstone, Arizona and the U.S. Marshals Service are woven into the mythology of the American Wild West. Wednesday, June 11, 3 pm ET, The Halli Casser-Jayne Show is taking a look inside America’s most storied law enforcement agency with a descendent of Marshall Wyatt Earp, Mike Earp. And we’ll be traveling to Tombstone, Arizona, site of the famous Gunfight at the O.K. Corral to talk with some of the current residents of Tombstone talking to men who are keeping the legends of the wild, wild west alive, including Terry “Ike” Clanton, descendant of the Clantons, Kenn Barrett, the former City Marshal and Chief of Police, and Stephen Keith, known all over town as Doc Holliday.
In his new book U.S. Marshals, Mike Earp, who retired as the third-highest-ranking official in the service, tells the thrilling inside story of today’s U.S. marshals -- America’s oldest law enforcement agency, established in 1789 by George Washington. Giving a detailed account of its colorful history, Earp brings the past to the present in a revealing account of what few people realize is a three decades transformation of the entire structure of law enforcement in America.
Tombstone, Arizona is a historic western city in Cochise County, Arizona, founded in 1879 by Ed Schieffelin in what was then Pima County, Arizona Territory. It was one of the last wide-open frontier boomtowns in the American Old West and the site of the famous Gunfight at the OK Corral fought October 26, 1881 between the outlaw cowboys Billy Claiborne, Ike and Billy Clanton, and Tom and Frank McLaury, and the opposing town Marshal Virgil Earp and his brothers Assistant Town Marshal Morgan and temporary lawman Wyatt, aided by Doc Holliday designated as a temporary marshal by Virgil. Twenty four seconds and 30 shots later, Billy Clanton, Tom and Frank McLaury were mortally wounded.
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Tombstone Jesus makes his way to Turnbuckle Turmoil for the first time. He is out of the great state of Utah where he competes for the WAR promotion. Tombstone Jesus got into the buisness late, but has become one of the top stars in his area. We'll find out what he's all about and how you can follow this hidden treasure of the wrestling world.
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