Part of the whole Tombstone experience, most of the old town has been preserved in place, including some old businesses like this (now musuems).
We spent a few minutes looking at the old printing presses and learning a little bit about the history of the newspaper and who started it. It made our trip to Tombstone a little more complete. For the price (free) it was well worth what we paid.
I enjoyed visiting the Tombstone Epitaph because of the historic information and newspaper equipment - printing press and ink plates. It was no cost to visit, and an easy walk on 5th street from the main drag: Allen Street. You can purchase newspapers too. I did not know that…
Just another stop in Tombstone, AZ. Don't let my 3 star rating detour you as my rating merely reflects personal taste. A neat collection of historical press equipment which which illustrates just how cumbersome printing a newspaper must have been.
The epitaph published its first issue in 1880 and has since been continuously published. It now runs stories about the western life from all over the country and you can subscribe to the publication. You can visit the museum for free and purchase any of the historic printings…