Tombstone AZ

History & Legends

If you love the wild west, you are in the right place, partner! This is where we share some of our favorite Tombstone AZ tales.

September 4, 2015


Ed Schieffelin directly caused the foundation of the town of Tombstone. The town itself was more of an afterthought; Ed was after valuable minerals.


In Southern Arizona there was a huge amount of minerals, and men combed the landscape, searching for veins of silver, g...

August 31, 2015

People realize, of course, that life in the 19th century was hard; how could it not be? They didn’t have wifi or GPS, after all. But it is one thing to be aware of a fact and another thing to be confronted with the messiness of reality.


Elizabeth Clifton lived one of t...

August 31, 2015

Cochise was an Apache chief, but more than that, he was the last chief to retire undefeated.

The Floyd Mayweather of the Wild West, as it were. He made peace on his terms and died naturally on his land, not land set aside for him by the United States. He was big; he...

June 1, 2015


Virgil had the misfortune of being overshadowed by his much flashier younger brother. You know the one I mean. For all of the shenanigans he found himself involved with, Virgil managed to make it to a relatively old age (although not as old as that flashier other brot...

Please reload

Featured Posts

The Legend of Virgil Earp:

June 1, 2015

Please reload

Recent Posts
Please reload

Please reload

Follow Us
  • Facebook Basic Square
  • Twitter Basic Square
  • Google+ Basic Square
Search By Tags
Please reload

Tombstone Western Theme Park
Get Social with us!

Make sure you follow us on social media.  Keep your love of the west alive with all kinds of great western fun in your time-line.

  • s-facebook
  • Twitter Metallic
  • s-linkedin