On the last Saturday of August, Ms. Karen, Ms. Rosemary & I headed for Tombstone to enjoy Twilight. That event is when the shops in the Historic District remain open after dark. Tombstone At Twilight is experienced differently than during the day. At night, The Town Too Tough To Die takes on a dream-like quality.
Some months back, we had arranged with Angie Cullum to stay in one of her Tombstone cottages. What attracted us to her place is its location on Allen Street two or maybe three blocks from the OK Corral. In other words, easy walking distance to the Historic District.
1907Angie told us that the house first appeared on the property tax rolls in 1907 as an adobe and wood frame house. It looks like the living room, middle room and kitchen are original. The other rooms came later. The wood floor in the living room is original as are the bead board ceilings.
Had this diminutive home been here when the Earp brothers and Doc Holliday had their little disagreement with the Clantons and McLaurys, it would have been considered a luxury villa.Read More