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The Tombstone Epitaph

Tombstone, AZ
520-457-2211
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Ranked #9 of 16 Attractions in Tombstone
Type: Historic Sites, Cultural
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Owner description: The office of the Old West's most famous newspaper.
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Newport Beach, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
27 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

A fun 1/2 hour to learn about how newspapers were originally produced, as well as all the tales of Wyatt Earp and the shootout in Tombstone. The newspaper is still being produced.

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Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

You MUST visit this location. This is now a museum of sort, taking you back in time to the 1800's when it was a newspaper. This newspaper reported on the shootout at the Ok Corral among many other things. This is definitely a family (and historian) must to see. The inside contains many historical items.

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Baughurst, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
24 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Simple, free and informative little museum/exhibit which puts across the intricacies of the printers trade in a small town publication started up in the 19.

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Apache Junction
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Had some interesting old printing presses. Good for the history buff. I enjoyed seeing what it was like in the good ole days.

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the midwest
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14 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

When you buy a ticket for the OK Corral show, you get a ticket for here, go ahead and stop and see it.

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Eloy, Arizona
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

The newspaper in all the towns in that era was so important to the towns people. We went back in time for a short time and it was worth the visit.

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Vidalia, Georgia
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88 reviews 88 reviews
24 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

The history of the American West in print. Static displays of antique printing press and informative video of the printing process. Reproductions of historic editions available for purchase as well as subscriptions available...yep...it is still in circulation.

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Dallas, Texas
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56 reviews 56 reviews
35 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

If you are a journalism enthusiast you will enjoy seeing the old printing presses and equipment. The room is full of stories of how the printing press was brought to Tombstone and how the history of the town was preserved.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
35 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

the building is steeped in history, you can get a copy of the newspaper, I believe the old printing press still works.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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183 attraction reviews
208 helpful votes 208 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

This place has a rich historical material, rare photos and old printing equipment preserved from the Old West Tombostone. When visiting you can have access to copies of old newspapers printed at the time of the OK Corral Gunfight, which describe in details the vision of editors about the facts at the time they were happening. The building is the... More

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