Tag: Theater

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Tombstone’s Night Life

The most imposing and best known in theater in Tombstone was Schieffelin Hall, inspired by the town founder. For two dec…

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A ‘Gem’ of a Saloon

Al Swearengen—yes, the real one, on whom the TV character was based—built the Gem Saloon in Deadwood in 1877.  It was th…

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Lotta Crabtree

During the time the famous dancer Lola Montez was living in Grass Valley, the only woman who was friendly to her was the…

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Western Films in Arizona

Theaters were a popular form of entertainment in early Arizona and the first moving pictures came to the towns in the 18…

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