“THE OTHER BILLY THE KID”

Tombstone Shooutout

— A RESERVATION FOR BOOTHILL      — On a quiet morning in the fall of 1882, a couple of hours after sunrise, the sound of gunfire echoed through the streets of Tombstone, Arizona, ending a bitter argument between two men.    

Earlier in the day, a drunk and verbally abusive Billy Floyd Claiborne got into a shoving and shouting match with gunman Buckskin Frank Leslie at the Oriental Saloon over politics. […]

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“AFTER THE OK CORRAL”

GUNFIGHT AT OK CORRAL

— MYTH, MISINFORMATION, AND MYSTERY — On a cold Wednesday afternoon, October 26, 1881, two groups of men faced off in a small corner of Tombstone, Arizona Territory, in the most legendary gunfight in frontier history—a gunfight told from different and biased perspectives and often brushed with fictional facts. For some, the event triggers the imagination. For others, it tests their patience.  

While most stories focus on the gunfight […]

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