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tombstone arizona history | Tombstone in 1881. Photo via Tombstone Arizona Extra Pictures

The history of the famous Old West town of Tombstone, where the famous OK Corral gunfight took place between the Earps and the Clanton Gang.

Wyatt Earp dealing at one of the Oriental Saloon’s faro tables. To his right, Doc Holliday. Wyatt Earp became manager of the Oriental Saloon, entitling him to receive one-quarter interest in its faro concession. Tombstone, Arizona  January 1881 © Bisbee Mining and Historical Museum

Wyatt Earp dealing at one of the Oriental Saloon’s faro tables. To his right, Doc Holliday. Wyatt Earp became manager of the Oriental Saloon, entitling him to receive one-quarter interest in its faro concession.

Old Tombstone AZ | Crystal Palace: Famous old bar in Tombstone,Arizona

The Crystal Palace Saloon, Dorothea Lange photo, Library of Congress, Photographs from the FSA-OWI,

City Marshal's Office, Tombstone, Arizona - 1904 - Keeping The Peace: Tales From The Old West

City Marshal's Office, Tombstone, Arizona - 1904 - Keeping The Peace: Tales From The Old West

The Bird Cage Theatre in Tombstone Ghost Town, Arizona

The Bird Cage Theatre in Tombstone Ghost Town, Arizona

...the infamous Bird Cage Theatre. The Bird Cage Theatre was a combination theater, saloon, gambling parlor and brothel that operated from 1881 to 1889 in Tombstone, Arizona, during the height of the silver boom.

the infamous Bird Cage Theatre. The Bird Cage Theatre was a combination theater, saloon, gambling parlor and brothel that operated from 1881 to 1889 in Tombstone, Arizona, during the height of the silver boom.

News account of the gunfight at the OK corral in Tombstone, AZ, October 27, 1881, from The Daily Examiner, San Francisco. "Desperate Street-Fight in Tombstone".

News account of the gunfight at the OK corral in Tombstone, AZ, October from The Daily Examiner, San Francisco. "Desperate Street-Fight in Tombstone".

The Bird Cage Theater – Tombstone, Arizona - Atlas Obscura

The Bird Cage Theater

Permanent poker game set up in the basement of the Bird Cage Theater Tombstone.

The Bird Cage Theatre: Row of "Best Girl" Rooms in basement

My most favorite part of Tombstone was the Bird Cage Theatre. This Saloon, Theatre and House of Ill Fame has lots of original furnis.