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OK Corral

One thing I regret about my very quick trip to Tombstone, I only took five pictures of the OK Corral. This is only where one of the most historic gunfights occurred.

A slight fail.

Well here are my five shots, and if you ever go to Tombstone will you take a few more for me?

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Tombstone’s Sarsparilla

When I was in Tombstone, I discovered Tombstone’s Sarsparilla.


It was delicious. I love root beer, and this might have been better. If you are ever in Tombstone I recommend trying it.






The Touristy Side of Tombstone

Yesterday I told you how Tombstone Stole My Heart

Today, I am going to tell you about the Touristy part of Tombstone.
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When I walked out of the court house, feeling completely educated on the lifestyle in the old west, I smacked into this…

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At first I was stunned that there would be a little touristy section like this in Tombstone, but then I found myself walking around & exploring it for fun.

Overall, next time if I am every lucky enough to make it to Tombstone again, I will bypass it, but I can see why this would be fun for the kiddos.

Here are the pics, Enjoy!

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There are more photos on my facebook page here

Until Next Time

The Tombstone Courthouse

I started telling you about my recent road trip in October, took a break because life is full of crazy, and well now it is time to get to typing again 😉 So I will start right where I left off…

Tombstone stole my heart.
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Yes I am serious.

I am a history buff, and when it comes to anything historical, I love it. I was sad that I only had a half day at Tombstone, because you really could spend a few days in the town exploring and experiencing everything Tombstone had to offer. And, well there is Wyatt Earp…
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For those of you who either A. Don’t care about History or B. Have not seen the movie, and therefore have no clue that there is a town in southern Arizona called Tombstone.  Here is a very brief introduction into the town:

Tombstone was founded by 1879, it was one of the last boomtown’s in the American Old West.

There you go, read up on it, because the town’s history is fascinating and I can’t do the town justice when it comes to telling you all about the town.

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Curious? START HERE if reading is not your thing, watch the movie. 😉

Anyway, the first stop we made was at the court-house. This is the typical court-house, where trials and hangings took place. Believe me if you were tried, and found guilty and punished by death, they did not waste any time, they took you out back and you were… well put to death.

Life was clearly harsh in Tombstone.

Here are the pics from my very short visit, next time I go to Arizona, I would love to go back and really spend some time there.

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Here are some of my favorite pics from the courthouse.

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where hangings occurred... notice the orb?  hmm...
where hangings occurred… notice the orb? hmm…

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Different Types of Barb Wire
Different Types of Barb Wire

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Until Next Time