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Boothilll Graveyard, Tombstone

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Numerous victims of the Wild West were buried at Boothilll Graveyard, one of the most famous western cemeteries thanks to the town's name, during the 19th century. Most of the attraction's "residents" were outlaws, murder victims, those who took their own life by suicide, and people hanged between 1878 and 1884. It is believed that around 250 bodies lie at the cemetery. In some cases they were identified immediately, but others were showcased in the undertaker's window until someone recognized them, even if just by nickname. You'll see causes of death such as "Stabbed," "Drowned," "Killed by Indians," and "Died of Leprosy," and references like "Queen of the Red Light District." Plan to visit Boothilll Graveyard during your Tombstone vacation using our convenient Tombstone tour planner.
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  • August 13, 2017
    A must stop if in Tombstone, AZ. I personally wasn't impressed, but if you are a western history buff it would probably be more of interest. Not expensive, only $3 so I don't feel ripped off either.  more »
  • August 10, 2017
    This graveyard is very cool however, the day we went was so hot and because they had so much rain this year, they gnats were horrible.  more »
  • August 10, 2017
    Such an experience being able to view history and how people died and were killed in the 1800s. Enjoyed seeing all the old epitaphs and seeing the Clantons and Mclaurys resting place. $3 donation for ...  more »

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Tombstone may bill itself as the "Town Too Tough to Die," but there's nothing too tough about its accommodations. This frontier town offers a good selection of affordable inns and small motels providing every comfort of home in or near the historic central district. Most of the town's bed and breakfasts provide cable TV, free Wi-Fi, and access to a private swimming pool. For a more rustic "Wild West" experience, pitch a tent at one of Tombstone's campgrounds.
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