Chances are, you probably wouldn’t expect the words “tombstone” and “charming” to go together, but when we’re talking about the historic Old West town of Tombstone, Arizona, that’s not the case. Founded by prospectors in the 1870s, the city boomed in the following decade along with its silver mines, and eventually left behind a lasting American legacy. If you’re curious to learn more, check out these three must-see attractions in Tombstone.
With its mining economy, saloon-style entertainment, and brutal sense of justice, Tombstone, Arizona was a prototypical Old West town – and through these three historic attractions, we’re able to see how its legacy has endured. There’s a reason its slogan is “The Town Too Tough To Die.”
If you’ve visited Tombstone, leave a comment with your favorite attraction! And if you want to learn more about the Old West, check out this article on Arizona ghost towns.
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