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Historic Site in Tombstone

OK Corral

Site of the famous gunfight on October 26, 1881, the OK Corral is the heart of both historic and touristic Tombstone. It has models of the gunfighters and other exhibits, including CS Fly's early photography studio …
Ghost Town in Tombstone

Fairbank Historic Site

It's the silence that grabs you on a stroll through Fairbank, 10 miles west of Tombstone. Established in 1881 to serve the New Mexico & Arizona Railroad, Fairbank was a transportation hub for nearby mining towns…
Bar in Tombstone

Big Nose Kate's

Full of Wild West character, Doc Holliday's girlfriend's bar is a fun place for drinking, featuring great painted glass, historical photographs and live music in the afternoons. Down in the basement is the room of t…
Historic Site in Tombstone

Bird Cage Theater

In the 1880s the Bird Cage was a one-stop sin-o-rama. Besides holding onstage shows, it was a saloon, dance hall, gambling parlor and a home for 'negotiable affections.' The very name derives from the 14 compartment…
Cemetery in Tombstone

Boothill Graveyard

For a list of the graves – and causes of death – of those buried here, buy the brochure at the entrance. The graves of Billy Clanton and Tom and Frank McLaury, all killed at the shoot-out at the OK Corral, are on Ro…
Museum in Tombstone

Tombstone Courthouse State Historic Park

Tombstone's history isn't limited to the shoot-out at the OK Corral, and exhibits at this informative museum spotlight various aspects of the town's colorful past. On the 1st floor, check out town founder Ed Schieff…
American in Tombstone

Crystal Palace Saloon

Built in 1879 and thoroughly restored, this lively saloon is a favorite end-of-the-day watering hole for Tombstone's costumed actors. With its long bar, stuffed-elk mount, Old West paintings and cowboy-pleasing menu…
Cultural in Tombstone

Vigilante Days

Dedicated to keeping Tombstone's colorful past alive, the Vigilantes stage historical reenactments, mock lynchings, chili cook-offs and other events. Vigilante Days are their big extravaganzas (see the website for d…
Cultural in Tombstone

Helldorado Days

First celebrated on the day the stock market crash of 1929 began (October 24, later known as 'Black Thursday'), this event has endured and blossomed. With a lavish parade through town on the Sunday, it also involves…
Museum in Tombstone

Rose Tree Museum

Every spring the world's largest rosebush – planted in 1885 – puts on an intoxicating show in the courtyard of this museum, a beautifully restored Victorian home still owned by the Robertson-Macia family. The inside…