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Tombstone's Lady Deputy? - 1882?Mer, Sun Jul 6, 2014 8:48am
Hi there, I just returned from a trip to Tombstone (what fun!). Today I found myself looking up newspaper articles on Morgan Earp's shooting on the Chronicling America website. I discovered an odd little mention in the March 27, 1882, Tombstone Epitaph on page 2: "Tombstone boasts a lady resident, who, notwithstanding ... more

  • Tombstone's Clipped HistoryKeith Davis, Thu Jan 23, 2014 1:40am
    TOMBSTONE'S CLIPPED HISTORY Tombstone Epitaph, November 13, 1947 'GUN SMOKE,' LOCAL BOOK BY S. G. BAKARICH GIVES TOMBSTONE HISTORY There's always two sides to every story, and so often, accepted books and articles only tell one side. This fact is motive behind Sarah Grace Bakarich's new book, "Gun Smoke," released for ... more

    Tombstone's Clipped HIstoryKeith Davis, Sun Jan 19, 2014 2:56am
    TOMBSTONE'S CLIPPED HISTORY Tombstone Epitaph, January 5, 1933 The Local Chamber of Commerce has erected at the junction of U. S. 80 and the Dragoon county road probably the most unique welcome sign on any highway in the world, as one can readily see by reading the above. The sign is six by twelve feet and the Chamber ... more

    Tombstone CourthouseGil Storms, Tue Oct 22, 2013 6:34am
    I'm wondering if anyone knows the date that the Cochise County Courthouse in Tombstone (now the Courthouse Museum) opened. I know it was in 1882, but when, exactly?

  • Murdered on the Streets of TombstoneKeith Davis, Fri Oct 11, 2013 2:41am
    Four men waited and four men walked…clearly a confrontation was coming. But what triggered the clash between these two groups? One side the Clanton brothers, Ike and Billy along with the McLaury brothers, Frank and Tom, local cattle ranchers in the Territory of Arizona, 1881. The other side, approaching with purpose,... more

    The Cochise County Cowboys; Who Were These Men? Keith Davis, Mon Sep 9, 2013 1:15am
    The Cochise County Cowboys; Who Were These Men? by Joyce Aros E-book is on sale until October 26th 2013 . To celebrate Joyce Aros' newest book, MURDERED ON THE STREETS OF TOMBSTONE , we are offering Joyce's previous book, THE COCHISE COUNTY COWBOYS; WHO WERE THESE MEN? , in E-book form for only $3.99 . That's 43% off... more

    No Subjectdanny clum, Mon Jul 29, 2013 2:38pm
    Trying to find out more about my great great granddad/uncle john clum herd he was mayor an had something to do with the eptith newspaper also he was the 1st agent to bring Geronimo in tombstone would like to know more thanks

  • Question about 4th street buildingLilbelle, Thu Jun 20, 2013 9:02am
    I understand from word of mouth that the building across the street from Schieffelin Hall (formerly Poker Palace, 15 N. 4th Street) was at one time a school? I have some historical research on the real estate (thank you, Russ) and have done online archive searches through various places but can't find confirmation... more

  • Book Signing during Wyatt Earp DaysKeith Davis, Sun May 26, 2013 12:27am
    Tombstone Author and Artist, Joyce Aros , will be signing her book " The Cochise County Cowboys; Who were these men? " during Wyatt Earp Days in Tombstone, May 25, 26 & 27th. She will be signing from 12:00 Noon - 3:00 pm at Doc Holliday's Emporium, 332 E. Allen Street on Saturday, Sunday and Monday (two doors East ... more

  • This month in Tombstone HistoryKeith Davis, Thu May 16, 2013 12:28am
    May 29, 1925 - Tombstone Epitaph The Letter Box Eagle Rock, L. A. Co., Calif. Editors Tombstone Epitaph, Tombstone, Arizona. Dear Sirs;- Some kind friend is sending me your paper which I enjoy very much, and recently met many old Tombstone friends here in L. A. when the hearings were being held in the Crabtree case,... more

    This month in Tombstone HistoryKeith Davis, Thu Apr 4, 2013 12:50am
    Tombstone Epitaph April 03, 1882 LOCAL SPLINTERS April fool. One more lifeless form is expected to arrive at the undertaker's to-night; name unknown. Cow-boy Hunt, who was shot by the sheriff's posse at Chandler's ranch, is said to be getting on as well as could be expected. In Judge Wallace's court to-day, Spence's... more

    Today in Tombstone HistoryKeith Davis, Sun Feb 3, 2013 1:36am
    February 03, 1938 - Tombstone Epitaph BOOTHILL MONUMENT ATTRACTS MANY VISITORS --------- It is the opinion of the many local people who are visiting Boothill cemetery these days that the monument recently erected by the American Legion and the highway department is a decided attraction and is causing large numbers of... more

    The Cochise County Cowboys - now available as an EbookKeith Davis, Sun Nov 18, 2012 12:16am
    ISBN 978-0-9825963-4-0 Softcover - 112 pages Joyce Aros combines her considerable artistic skill with careful research plus a fair amount of intuition, thus giving us a new and refreshing look at a variety of Cochise County "cowboy" characters associated with stories about the Earps. Heretofore, the "cowboys" have... more

    APPEARANCES - A Collection of 16 short Western StoriesKeith Davis, Fri Nov 16, 2012 12:26am
    ISBN 978-0-9825963-7-1 Softcover - 152 pages Release date: November 15, 2012 NOW AVAILABLE FROM GOOSE FLATS PUBLISHING A sheriff tries to solve some robberies when the logical perpetrator has a perfect alibi. A stagecoach robber learns something about the wages of sin when he tries to kiss a nun. A drifter's past... more

    Today in Tombstone HistoryKeith Davis, Sun Aug 26, 2012 3:00am
    In the Tombstone Epitaph of August 26, 1880 the following appeared: Successful Amputation. On the 2d of July last, Frank Bowles, formerly of New Valde, Taxas, accidentally shot himself in the leg near the knee. At the time of the shooting Bowles was near Fort Bowie, and went there for surgical relief, which he says... more

  • Tombstone News from the PastKeith Davis, Thu Aug 9, 2012 3:51am
    Tombstone Epitaph, August 5, 1937 New Voices Propound Theories, Adding New Fuel to Sepulchral Query! Dank breezes from Boothill cemetery; moldy breezes from 1881; low-flying, swishing, moaning breezes from the grave are tormenting Tombstone, routing theories in the sepulchral controversy. The first breeze comes from... more

    WYATT EARP’S OLD WEST DAYKeith Davis, Tue Jul 24, 2012 12:53am
    WYATT EARP’S OLD WEST DAY Relive the 1840s-1880s at WYATT EARP’S BIRTHPLACE HOME on Saturday, August 4, in Monmouth, IL for OLD WEST DAY. Deputy U.S. Marshal Earp, 1848-1929, is still a world-famous lawman. AT 1 PM, YOU CAN: · VISIT THE NATIONAL REGISTER HOME, FULL OF ANTIQUES · TAKE BUGGY RIDES · PET-FEED A MINI... more

    Western Town in LEGOSarah Reed, Sun Apr 8, 2012 3:02am
    Hello, I am trying to help promote a really great project and I'm hoping some of you may find it interesting enough to support and/or tell others about it who may enjoy it. LEGO has given fans an opportunity to create LEGO projects and if they get 10,000 votes, it may be made into a real set and sold by LEGO. The... more

    Goose Flats Publishing at the Tucson Festival of BooksKeith Davis, Sat Mar 3, 2012 12:39am
    Books, books, books!! The annual Tucson Festival of Books will be March 10 and 11! This event that takes place on the University of Arizona campus main mall and is free to the public and brings authors, publishers and the reading public to Tucson for a great family friendly community event! From 9 am to 5:30 on each... more

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