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A Deal Gone Bad

A Deal Gone Bad

How a failed arrangement helped lead to Tombstone’s street fight. June 2, 1881. Wyatt Earp approaches Cowboy Ike Clanton with a proposal. If Clanton...

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Earp Comes to Dodge

Earp Comes to Dodge

But he didn’t really build his legend there… May 19, 1876 (or thereabouts). Wyatt Earp is appointed deputy marshal of Dodge City, Kansas.  In late...

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Earp Comes to Dodge

Earp Goes to Dodge

Earp Goes to Dodge…and puts on a badge. May 19, 1876 (or thereabouts). Wyatt Earp is appointed deputy marshal of Dodge City, Kansas. Over the next...

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Enter the Earps

Enter the Earps

The brothers come to Tombstone December 1, 1879. Wyatt, James and Virgil Earp enter Tombstone, Arizona in a search for their pots of gold. Just over...

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