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Boothilll Graveyard

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Boothill Graveyard was the Tombstone City Cemetery from 1878 to 1884. It was not called Boothill until the 1920s. Its occupants ran the spectrum of all the cultures and nationalities of early Tombstone. Cowboys who "died with their boots on" lie...more
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Tombstone, AZ 85638
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All reviews buried here grave sites final resting place jewish memorial gift shop old west fudge boot hill cemetery worth a stop ok corral walk around entrance fee interesting place visiting tombstone take your time lots of history piece of history
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Best to go when the sun is shining during winter months. 55 degres with a slight wind at closing time is very cold, remember you are at 4600 feet above sea level.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Bcooking
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I’m not sure what I expected from this, but it was actually really cool. They give you a little guide of all the known graves and it really gives you a feel for how short and violent life could be at that time. The cairns...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was interesting to see all the graves of famous people. I never realized how many people died on the streets of Tombstone! Wild wild west indeed.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Diane S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Some people forget that Tombstone is a tourist location. You go there to see to learn a little about history. The Boothill cemetery is no different. It was restored in the 1920’s. For the $3 fee you get a pamphlet that gives you a line...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank RRH01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walking through and realizing that the people here were actual and real, finding out how they died. It makes you stop and think. Just a sight to see.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Wendy B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting visit to see the actual grave sites of several of the key folks involved in Tombstone history. Takes less than an hour to go through the entire cemetery. Good news is that its $3 to go through so it's worth the time spent.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank J D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very reasonably priced at $3 per person to check out some interesting graves. Well written pamphlet to explain the history. Definitely worth visiting if your in tombstone.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank G787OQstevenl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a wonderful half hour stop. Be sure to follow and read the brochure along the numbered path to make the most of the visit. By the end you get a good feel for the harsh conditions of the Wild West.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank R5238KCsilviam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Boothill Graveyard, Tombstone is an interesting reflection of the early, volatile history of this frontier town. There are plenty of "stories" about Tombstone, some fact, some fiction but all fascinating ! The epitaphs are a mixture of hilarity and the sad reality of the time....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank daf57
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While this graveyard is the first thing you see when entering this small town, we spared it for the last thing to visit, logically. This graveyard is a final resting place for many famous and infamous characters of this mining town - miners, gamblers, business...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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27 August 2018|
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Response from TombstoneMarketing | Property representative |
Yes... there are signs posted to Watch Out for rattlesnakes. And rattlesnakes are found throughout Southern Arizona.
1 June 2018|
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Response from TravelinTrixie2012 | Reviewed this property |
Most all grave sites are marked. The more famous ones that you are looking for are clearly designated. Remember this is a cemetery from the 1800s.... ppl were not always buried 6ft under 😉
16 February 2018|
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Response from W9805OSjamesw | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They are grouchy.