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The Tombstone Epitaph

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Address: Tombstone, AZ
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+1 520-457-2211
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The office of the Old West's most famous newspaper.

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As journalism junkies, my wife and I planned to stop in anyways - but this was part of a combo ticket with the OK Corral and that made it all the better. A great way to pick up a... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Not terribly exciting, but if you're into journalism you may get more out of it. Oldest still publishing newspaper in Tombstone. See the news articles about the gunfight at the OK Corral and the subsequent trial.

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Thank wjanocha
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5 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Scott was amazing in answering our questions and giving us a lot of history of Tombstone, even shared some jokes with the kids. Definitely need to stop here and check it out!!

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Delaware
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

As journalism junkies, my wife and I planned to stop in anyways - but this was part of a combo ticket with the OK Corral and that made it all the better. A great way to pick up a little more information about Tombstone's colorful history.

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Thank paul-delaware
Grafton, Illinois
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

this is the newspaper of Tombstone and they have a small collection of old time printing presses and memorabilia .its free and worth the walk to look things over .I did enjoy looking at the collection and it has been a part of the town for a long time.

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Must see if you ask me! The museum is free and it is truly amazing the condition of the printing presses! Very interesting historical facts. Staff was warm and friendly!

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Thank meetvirginia1
Arkansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There was a display about John Clum who lead an interesting live--was an Indian Agent who captured Cochise, a newspaper publisher, the mayor of Tombstone, supporter of Wyatt Earp, and who actually met again with Wyatt Earp in Nome, Alaska, of all places.

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Thank duaneoftheozarks
Derby, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 274 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The old newspaper offices contain a fascinating history of printing, and more especially about the history of the Epitaph. Entry is free and there is a small gift shop. Copies of some of the special additions of the Epitaph, including the OK Corral shooting, can be purchased.

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Thank mjc404
Diamond Bar, California
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Being a part of the modern world anything from the past fascinates me, especially if it's from the good old western era.

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As soon as I walked in I was told closing in 5 minutes gor lunch if you want your paper get it now. Dang, otherwise hurry up and get out...

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Rockledge, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got a free newspaper voucher that came with our O.K. Corral tickets so we stopped in to the Epitaph. We were pleasantly surprised at the equipment and machinery they used to print back then. It seems to have been painstaking work to produce a good product, but was well worth the efforts to them. And we, later generations, are... More 

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