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  • Facts about Tombstone

    Tombstone is a historic western city in Cochise County, Arizona, United States, founded in 1879 by Ed Schieffelin in what was then Pima County, Arizona Territory. It was one of the last wide-open frontier boomtowns in the American Old West. The town prospered from about 1877 to 1890, during which time the town's mines produced US$40 to $85 million in silver bullion, the largest productive silver district in Arizona. Its population grew from 100 to around 14,000 in less than seven years. It is best known as the site of the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral and now draws most of its revenue from tourism.The town was established on a mesa above the Tough Nut Mine. Within two years of its founding, although far distant from any other metropolitan area, Tombstone boasted a bowling alley, four churches, an ice house, a school, two banks, three newspapers, and an ice cream parlor, alongside 110 saloons, 14 gambling halls, and numerous dance halls and brothels. All of these were situated among and on top of a large number of dirty, hardscrabble mines. The gentlemen and ladies of Tombstone attended operas presented by visiting acting troupes at the Schieffelin Hall opera house, while the miners and cowboys saw shows at the Bird Cage Theatre, "the wildest, wickedest night spot between Basin Street and the Barbary Coast".Under the surface were tensions that grew into deadly conflict. The mining capitalists and the townspeople were largely Republicans from the Northern states. Many of the ranchers, some of whom (like the Clantons) were also rustlers and/or other criminal varieties, were Confederate sympathizers and Democrats. The booming city was only 30 miles (48 km) from the U.S.-Mexico border and was an open market for beef stolen from ranches in Sonora, Mexico, by a loosely organized band of outlaws known as The Cowboys. The Earp brothers-Virgil, Wyatt, Morgan and Warren-arrived in December 1879 and summer 1880. They had ongoing conflicts with Ike and Billy Clanton, Frank and Tom McLaury, and other Cowboys members. The Cowboys repeatedly threatened the Earps over many months until the conflict escalated into a confrontation that turned into a shootout, the now-famous Hollywood-ized Gunfight at the O.K. Corral. The actual gun fight was on Fremont Street a block or two away from the O.K. Corral.In the mid-1880s, the silver mines penetrated the water table and the mining companies made significant investments in specialized pumps. A fire in 1886 destroyed the Grand Central hoist and the pumping plant, and it was unprofitable to rebuild the costly pumps. The city nearly became a ghost town, saved only because it was the Cochise County seat until 1929. The city's population dwindled to a low of 646 in 1910, but it was 1,380 in 2010. It has frequently been noted on lists of unusual place names.



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1100 South Chaparral Circle, Sierra Vista, AZ 85635 16.2 mi away
Pet care is available for residents, physical therapy is handled by the physical therapist that makes regular visits to this facility, staff is trained to deal with any wandering behaviors that may need to be handled, staff monitors medication and reminds residents when it’s time to take them, and transportation is available for additional cost.
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4400 Avenida Cochise, Sierra Vista, AZ 85635 16.53 mi away
Appetizing and nutritious meals are provided to all residents even those with dietary restrictions, licensed nurses are on staff to help you, caregiver staff can deal with any wandering issues memory care residents may have, wheelchair accessible showers are available at this location, and the staff speaks German in the community.
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5433 Calle Metate, Sierra Vista, AZ 85650 21.21 mi away
Residents have Kosher food as a menu option, there is a physician on call, the facility has staff that can administer insulin to manage diabetic needs, complimentary transportation is available to residents, and respite care is offered.
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4120 E. Ramsey Road, Hereford, AZ 85615 20.17 mi away
Physical therapy can be done on-site by a visiting physical therapist, an occupational therapist visits and helps residents, speech therapy is offered via a speech therapist who comes to the community regularly, caregivers at Via Elegante, Sierra Vista are trained to spot potential disorientation presented by residents, and caregiver staff can deal with any wandering issues a member of the community may have.
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8103 South Geoffrion Street, Hereford, AZ 85815 22.62 mi away
Delicious and nutritious meals are provided to all residents even those with dietary restrictions, the facility has staff that can administer insulin to manage diabetic needs, transportation at cost can be arranged, hospice is an option available at this location, and aging in place allows residents to remain in one location as their care needs change.
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Hidden Garden Assisted Living
5005 Corte Vista, Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
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Villa Vista
4255 Calle Vista, Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
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Hacienda Rehabilitation and Care Center
660 South Coronado Drive, Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
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