Motel 6 Benson
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... State Park were finalized in 1988 & the Park opened to the public in 1999.
It took so long to develop because they created 1,100ft of tunnels for visitor access. A very complicated job when you have to protect all the formations!! They also put in miles of concrete pathways - all by bucket & barrow brigade!!
We watched a really interesting 15 minute film on how the cavers found & explored the caverns before they ...
... saw “tomb stones”
dating as far back as 1871 but most of them were 1882. Boy a lot of
people died that year from hangings, suicides, gun fights and Indians. We
walked down the streets of Tombstone and saw the Earp Brothers and Doc Holiday
in front of the OK Corral waiting for their gun fight, stagecoaches picking up
passengers and the BirdCage, which is the theater museum. The stage still had
the original curtains and ...
... first...........we don't start fights, but we finish them. In that we had a very viable threat to the Soviets at the time, they didn't want to use their missiles as a strike by them would bring an equal or greater strike by us. This was known as MAD, or mutually assured destruction. I grew up in the 60's and 70's.....and you can knock it if you want...but the policy of MAD worked. No one ever authorized use of or used a nuclear weapon ...
... outside stuff has to do with "utilities". You unhook the electrical service which plugs into a panel, unhook the cable tv, and dump the tanks. There are two waste water tanks on a motorhome. Gray water, which is sink water and shower water, and black water...which is the fun stuff. You pull a handle and the black water runs out of a hose and into a sewer hook up. Then you close the black water and pull the gray water. ...
... because it survived three fires and an earthquake. Most of the buildings on the main street are original, dating back to the late 1800s.
The town was originally a silver mining town and attracted some unsavoury characters. It’s probably best known for the gunfight at the OK Corral involving Wyatt Earp, his brothers, and Doc Holliday against the Clanton and McLaury brothers. Historians are still divided as ...