Trail Rider's Inn Motel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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Tombstone was named after an early prospector who was told he would only find his tombstone there. In fact he found a shallow seam of copper & gold. Today Allen Street still feels like you expect a Western town to despite the regular invites to tongue in cheek Gunfight reenactments. Much of the attraction is built up around the OK Corral …
... was really crowded so eventually we ate at the bar and was told an amazing story by a couple from Seattle, apparently they come every winter and a month ago were in bed in their RV when a shot rang out and a bullet went through the wall, he said the guy in the next trailer was drunk and messing with his gun (as you do in the West) & it went off shooting him through the hand and into their RV. The husband said he hadn't been too worried as it hadn't done much damage but the next ...
... may see each other again down the road.
On our last day the motor coach picked us up at the Wells Fargo RV Park for a day in Bisbee. When we arrived in Bisbee we had a short tour of the area. Bisbee is 90 miles SE of Tucson in the Mule Mountains, It is the county seat of Cochise County and was founded in 1880 and named after Judge DeWitt Bisbee, financial backer of the Copper Queen Mine. It was ...
... flocked to the area followed by saloon keepers, ladies of the evening, gamblers and men of dubious character. Tombstone had 110 saloons, including the elegant Crystal Palace and the Bird Cage, whose doors never closed. By 1881, Tombstone was the greatest boom town in the world. Within eight years the mines flooded beyond working and the miners moved on and Tombstone, the town that had faced shootings, ...
... card players and cheating lovers. Mike and I found several of them as we went through the theater, it's stage and back rooms.
The basement was a hodgepodge of rooms, one of which was a poker room, where is was believed the longest running poker game in history was held. Some of the players were Doc Holiday, Bat Masterson and Diamond Jim Brady. Real people, along with the Earp brothers.
When ground water began seeping into the mines in the late 1880's the ...