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The Wild West:: Tombstone, AZ
"This quiz is on the Old West, specifically dealing with matters related to Tombstone, Arizona."
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Founded in 1880, this Tombstone newspaper is the oldest continually published newspaper in Arizona. This newspaper published an account of events at the OK Corral, favorable to the Earps. What is this newspapers name?
The Daily Chronicle
The Mother Lode
The most famous US honky-tonk between 1881 and 1889, this saloon and Tombstone landmark was the wildest, wickedest night spot between Basin Street and the Barbary Coast. Famous, for the small rooms with red velvet drapes suspended above the main floor, this saloon entertainment venue and house of ill repute, went by what name?
Hole In The Wall
Last Chance Saloon
Bird Cage Theater
Tombstone's early success and rise in prominence was based on a mining boom that produced millions of dollars in bullion between 1879 and 1890. What precious metal ore was discovered?
Tombstone is quite famous for the shootout at the OK Corral. Besides the three Earp brothers, which other famous gunman and gambler was there?
John Wesley Hardin
Wild Bill Hickok
Four Earp brothers arrived in Tombstone in 1879-1880. Of these four, which one did NOT participate in the OK Corral shootout?
What catastrophic event caused Tombstone to fall into decay and become almost abandoned, with only 700 residents remaining by 1900?
The silver ore in the mines played out
The California Gold Rush
A great fire destroyed the town
The mines became flooded with water and collapsed
Lester Moore, buried in Boot Hill has one of the most famous epitaphs ever recorded. His tombstone reads: "HERE LIES LESTER MOORE, ___ SLUGS FROM A 44, NO LES NO MORE". How many slugs did Lester take?
The original Boot Hill hearse was black and trimmed in 24K gold and sterling silver. What name was this hearse known by?
Coach of Death
Gambling and prostitution were rampant in the boom town days of Tombstone. In fact, the longest poker game in Western history is reported to have taken place here. This continuous poker game lasted how long?
5 years, 6 months, 13 days
8 years, 5 months, 3 days
9 years, 3 months, 15 days
6 years, 9 months, 23 days
Doc Holiday, friend of Wyatt Earp, and participant at the OK Corral shootout was romantically involved with Mary Katherine Horony. She is more commonly known as?
Big Nose Kate
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