Month: March 2022

Bird Cage Theater

Bird Cage Theater

The Bird Cage Theater in Tombstone Arizona is one of the authentic, historic buildings still standing in town. Enter the Bird Cage Theatre, at the  Southwest corner of Allen & 6th Streets. It is a special building. It’s one of the original, historic landmarks in town. Its grand opening was just after Christmas of 1881. It …

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Doc Holliday, ca 1880

Doc Holliday

Doc Holliday was born John Henry Holliday in Griffin, Georgia on August 14, 1851. It’s a little South of Atlanta. His ancestral roots were Scottish and English. His mother was born Alice Jane McKey. His father was Henry Burroughs Holliday, who served in the military as a Major. First in the Mexican-American war, and then in …

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Morgan Earp

Morgan Earp

Morgan Earp didn’t create much of a stir, as did some of his other brothers. Was he overshadowed by them, as they created more headlines? Unfortunately his renowned newspaper fame came along at the end of his life. Are you curious right now? What about Morgan Earp? Do You Wonder: Who Shot Him? And So: How Did …

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Tombstone's Annual Doc Holli-Days

Tombstone Events

TOMBSTONE EVENTS are scheduled regularly throughout most of the year. Events in Tombstone attract people from far & wide. Visitors love these special festivals. Locals delight in interacting with all our guests, while they’re here! We welcome you to Tombstone AZ upcoming events!  Making your plans to get to a Tombstone Upcoming Event during a specific …

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Tombstone 1882 was stared because of silver mining.

Tombstone 1882

Tombstone 1882 was a thriving active town. Its initial attraction was silver mining. We found out that the house we’d purchased in town was over an 1882 silver claim called the California Mine! Whoa!! Thinking about its origins, Tombstone Arizona History shows us the way it began as a mining town. Let’s get a feel for the times surrounding …

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Tombstone Movie Poster

Tombstone Movie

The Tombstone movie tells the story of Tombstone Arizona. About Wyatt Earp, Virgil Earp, and Doc Holliday while they lived here. How did they end up here? Why did they leave? Do you wonder what this Tombstone film is about? If you’ve never seen the flick: Get a Tombstone Overview. We love this Tombstone film. Each time …

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Tombstone vacation

Tombstone Vacation

Planning a Tombstone Vacation? It’s a great idea!! Lots of wonderful places to stay, fitting any family budget, or whatever type of adventure you have in mind. Tombstone Arizona is perfect for you, right? You probably are so fascinated by the old American Wild West! Many travelers find they love visiting small towns! Tombstone is just the …

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Tombstone 1882 had hotels, merchants and bath-houses.

Tombstone Hotels

Tombstone hotels have been in existence just about as long as the town has had people! People began arriving after Ed Schieffelin founded the Mining District here. Tombstone’s first hotel was built in late 1879. It still stands today: the San Jose House. Tombstone hotels were constructed in the 1880s to provide for Tombstone’s visitors. Many …

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