People often think that water killed mining here, but the truth is far different.
Ed Schieffelin was Tombstone’s founder and we are celebrating his legacy with a family-friendly, fun weekend in Tombstone.
This post describes the more important of the mines in and around Tombstone.
The Tombstone Mining District was nearly 100 square miles and included 60 producing mines. This post introduces all of the mining districts in Cochise County and includes a map outlining the Tombstone District.