Tombstone, Arizona – Day Two

High on our list was to see the OK Corral. We saw two (nearly identical) shoot outs – the unofficial morning version, and the “official” one at the corral in the afternoon. It did give us the idea of what happened in the O.K. Corral in October of 1881.

People dressed in the 1880 clothes- both male and female as well and the outstanding helpfulness of these people from Tombstone. Every one and I mean every one- was responsive to questions- most knowledgeable and went out of their way to make our day both enjoyable and educational.

These caught our attention. We saw to tourists riding around town in a horse drawn Stage Coach. Later we learned the red one was named The Old Butterfield Stage Coach.

On our last stop before leaving town we saw the Boot Hill Cemetery, where so many gunfighters are buried. It was established in 1884 at the end of Allen Street.


19 Comments

  1. Definitely a big part of American culture (although I’ll admit, I’ve never heard of this before!). Glad you got to see a quintessential part of “western US culture” here!

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