Back to Back Issues Page
Insider Preview: Tombstone Gunfighters - Tombstone Tips, Issue #003
June 06, 2017

Insider Info Newsletter

June 2017

THIS MONTH'S OVERVIEW:

~ ~ Gunfight at the OK Corral Preview

~ ~ May's Events: Insider Update Review

~ ~ The Latest at Tombstone Travel Tips


NOTE:

The best reading experience is with HTML email. Without it (if you just have text email) you can't see the photos. Without it you must copy & paste the links into a browser. If you don't have HTML email - an alternative is to read Tombstone Tips Newsletter as a webpage.

To do that - Click Here - if You see this as a link

Or if not - copy and past this URL:

tombstonetraveltips.com/Tombstone_Tips-Tombstone-Gunfighters.html

into your address bar, then press ENTER:



1880s PARADE ON ALLEN STREET - GOES BY THE O.K. CORRAL


GUNFIGHT AT THE OK CORRAL PREVIEW

The Gunfight at the O.K. Corral is the famous draw that put Tombstone on the map since tourism became popular with the advent of automobile travel.

The town itself has had its ups and downs for commercial success. Often it has tried to capitalize on its tourism potential.

The very first attraction was Boot Hill. It's still there and popular today!

We have to say - the most popular attractions in town are the gunfights. And of the gunfights - the one that is a must-see is the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral. Click Here for helpful details! And for the true history.

For Tombstone Tips Newsletter readers, here are some exclusive pics of the O.K. Corral Gunfight Site Attraction...

SCENE FROM RE-ENACTMENT OF THE O.K. CORRAL GUNFIGHT

Inside the Attraction property, customers gather on shaded viewing bleachers to watch a live-actor short overview play of the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral. The scene isn't at the actual spot. The fake buildings aren't portrayed accurately. It's just to give you a sense of what occurred that day!

THE LOCATION OF THE O.K. CORRAL GUNFIGHT

Semi-movable, life-size figures of the McLaurys, Clantons, Earps and Doc Holliday are placed in their location at the start of the gunfight. A narration is set in motion by pushing a button - and the figures move (to a degree - they don't fall) along with it, to show who fired when. This is where the gunfight did occur - in this vacant lot, adjacent to photographer C.S. Fly's studio. It's behind the actual O.K. Corral.

BALTIMORE SUN NEWS REPORT
[Exclusive Clipping for Tombstone Tips Readers]

The Gunfight made the news all across the country, and even world-wide! Think when you've played "The Telephone Game" (probably in school!) - you know how stories can be changed! This report has definite errors in it!

WILL YOU HELP?
PLEASE - WE WANT YOUR PARTICIPATION!!
WHAT'S YOUR OPINION?

Have you seen any movies about the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral? Have you read anything about this gunfight? Do you think the Earps were in the right here? Or do you think the McLaurys and Clantons were wronged? Do you think it was just one of those things - with a bad eventuality? Please just Click Here - and comment on our Gunfight Page, to tell us what YOU think!! Thanks so much for participating!!


MAY'S EVENTS: INSIDER UPDATE REVIEW

Wyatt Earp Days

The Tombstone Lions Club sponsors this yearly event, held over Memorial Day weekend - the last weekend in May. It's been a fun time with lots of people visiting town. Lots of events planned...

Gunfights, historic skits, mock hangings, contests - all kinds of fun times went on during the day on Allen Street, between Fourth and Sixth Streets. Entertainment in the evenings as well in the saloons!

A FUN TIME
LISTENING TO THE BAND & DANCING
ON SATURDAY NIGHT AT THE HISTORIC CRYSTAL PALACE SALOON

Lots of visitors having a great time!


VISITORS & LOCALS JOIN IN CONTEST FUN ON ALLEN STREET



JOHN HAS NEWS

John is No Longer at Big Nose Kates!

John was an excellent server and bartender at the Saloon/Restaurant. But now he's taken a new opportunity - and you can find him working at his new position.

Where?

He's now employed at the fabulous Tombstone Brewing Company! This new Tombstone business has been gaining more and more popularity. They have been getting great accolades in the brewing industry.
Click Here To See

Coming Soon - An Inside Look...

Here's an inside look at our upcoming Crystal Palace info pages. We've already blogged a look, which includes some of the Crystal Palace historical info. But we haven't truly published the page. So you're getting an insider look!

See its current format - Click Here>

But pretty soon now - this page will change to be officially published. And an all new specifically Crystal Palace History page will be devoted just to the unique history of this historic property!

Here's a Tombstone Weekly Epitaph notice published on Saturday, December 28, 1889 on Page 3. At that time Julius Caesar was the owner/manager of the Crystal Palace Saloon. He regularly advertised in the Epitaph. Exclusively for Tombstone Tips subscribers...


THE LATEST AT TOMBSTONE TRAVEL TIPS

What's happening next month - check out our Events Page:
What's Up Next?

To keep up with what's happening at Tombstone Travel Tips be sure to check in on our blog page:
Click For the Latest

We always thank you so much for subscribing - and hope you enjoy our newsletter! Please let us know if you have any suggestions - or anything specific you would like to know. We'll definitely see about including it. Reply here, or message us on our About Us page contact form.

Karen & Bill McGowan
About Us!

We also have a Travel Blog! We post our travels around the country, even occasionally around the world! Check it out...

Click for Westward Go-US


Back to Back Issues Page