Visit Tombstone AZ and the OK Corral

by Karen G
I'm listing this as an adventure as from what I gather it would be more of an adventure than travel! Tombstone has been around as a city (?) since the late 1800's.
It's post office was established December 2, 1878 and has never been discontinued. On March 5, 1879 an official town site was laid out and lots were sold on Allen Street for five dollars each. WOW! Soon, Tombstone had some 40 cabins and about 100 residents.
I'm excited to go here as I love the old west days. Theres so much history here and a short 4 hour drive from my home. I'd love to stay overnight somewhere really special! Tombstone Bordello???

In spite of all the misfortune that happened to Tombstone, it remains today mostly intact as "The Town that is a Museum - The Museum that is a Town". Some of it's highlights include:
The O.K. Corral, site of the most famous gunfight in Western history.
Boothill Cemetery, where more than 250 early Tombstonians are buried, including the casualties of "The Gunfight at the O.K. Corral"
Bird Cage Theatre, once described in the N.Y. Times as the "wildest, wickedest night spot between Basin Street and the Barbary Coast." Built in 1881, it contains a theater, saloon, gambling house and brothel all under one roof. Today, it retains all of its original fixtures and furnishings, including the dust.
Tombstone Arizona Courthouse, built in 1882, site of famous trials and hangings that are part of the legend. Today, it is an Arizona State Historical Park, where you may tour exhibits, actual courtrooms, as well as the gallows outside.