"Tombstone" Tombstone by Martinewezel
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The man on the photo above, is Ed Schieffelin, a prospector. He searched for silver in this area around 1877. He was warned by troopers of the Camp Huacuca that the only thing he would find, was his own tombstone.
However, he found silver and so the miner's camp became a city known as Tombstone.
I have visited a few cow boy towns and this one is not really my favourite. However, it's a tourist trap I still like to get trapped by.
I visited the town on the internet before planning my real visit, and I wondered why all the photos on any website show an empty street...
- Pros:History and amusement
- Cons:Location: in the back of beyond
- In a nutshell:Worth the trip!
Apparently nobody knows what really happened during the 30 sec. gunfight at the OK Corral. There are 2 different... more travel advice
Great for tourists: locals dress like their ancestors. more travel advice
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