People often think that water killed mining here, but the truth is far different.
We had rail service from 1903 until 1960 and this post describes the plans and eventual right-of-way.
Ed Schieffelin was Tombstone’s founder and we are celebrating his legacy with a family-friendly, fun weekend in Tombstone.
The Tombstone City Cemetery is the final resting place for more than 1800 of our citizens who have died since 1884.
The Jewish Memorial commemorates the Jews who were part of our origin.
Everyone knows about the Earps’ gunfights, but few know about the mine they owned.
The Courthouse is a wonderful museum and haunted location.
This post describes the more important of the mines in and around Tombstone.
Why I use the name “Parson George” for the ghost tour.
The original City Hall housed our city government for more than a century and is still home to the city Marshal’s Office.
Boothill was the first graveyard in Tombstone and it contains the remains of 273 of our earliest pioneers. There are bad guys here, but also the innocent and even the unknown. This post includes a table listing all of the Boothill residents.
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.
How many people lived in Tombstone in those early days? Tour guides present wildly different estimates, but here are the numbers from the US Census.