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Ed Schieffelin Monument - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

895 W Monument Rd, Tombstone, AZ 85638, USA


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About Ed Schieffelin Monument

The Schieffelin Monument is the last resting place of Ed Schieffelin, the prospector who discovered the mineral deposits that triggered the Tombstone silver boom in 1877. Located in the beautiful high desert just northwest of Tombstone, the Monument is now part of the Tombstone Courthouse State Park. It is a place where you can feel a direct connection to the Old West days of Tombstone, “the town too tough to die.”

Attractions Near Ed Schieffelin Monument

Tombstone Boothill Gift Shop and Graveyard
Tombstone Boothill Gift Shop and Graveyard3.33km from Ed Schieffelin Monument

Boothill Graveyard is a small graveyard of at least 250 interments located in Tombstone, Cochise County, Arizona. Also known as the "Old City Cemetery", the graveyard was used after 1883 only to bury outlaws and a few others. It had a separate Jewish cemetery, which is nearby."Boot Hill" refers to the number of men who died with their boots on. Among a number of pioneer Boot Hill cemeteries in the Old West, Tombstone is among the best-known, and it is one of the city's most popular attractions.

Tombstone Courthouse State Historic Park
Tombstone Courthouse State Historic Park3.85km from Ed Schieffelin Monument

Tombstone Courthouse State Historic Park is a state park of Arizona in the United States. Located in Tombstone, the park preserves the original Cochise County courthouse. The two-story building, constructed in 1882 in the Victorian style, is laid out in the shape of a cross and once contained various county offices, including those of the sheriff, recorder, treasurer, and the Board of Supervisors as well as courtrooms and a jail.

Silver Strike Winery
Silver Strike Winery3.95km from Ed Schieffelin Monument

Silver Strike is a family owned, fully operating winery, with all our wines produced on-site with grapes from their own sustainably grown vineyard as well as locally harvested varietals.

Schieffelin Hall
Schieffelin Hall3.97km from Ed Schieffelin Monument

Schieffelin Hall is a building from the American Old West in Tombstone, Arizona Territory, the largest standing adobe structure still existent in the United States southwest. It was built in 1881 by Albert Schieffelin, brother of Tombstone founder Ed Schieffelin, and William Harwood as a first class opera house, theater, recital hall, and a meeting place for Tombstone citizens.

Rose Tree Museum
Rose Tree Museum3.99km from Ed Schieffelin Monument

The Rose tree museum in the famous wild west town of Tombstone, Arizona displays a fine collection of historic artifacts and materials, but the real attraction is the backyard rose bush which is the largest in the world. Experience the beauty of the World's Largest Rose Tree by either staying in one of the suites or visiting the museum dedicated to one of Tombstone's oldest families. Planted in 1885 with cuttings from a”Lady Banksia Rose” that had been sent from Scotland.

The Tombstone Epitaph
The Tombstone Epitaph4.05km from Ed Schieffelin Monument

The Tombstone Epitaph is a Tombstone, Arizona monthly publication that covers the history and culture of the Old West. Founded in January 1880, The Epitaph is the oldest continually published newspaper in Arizona. It long has been noted for its coverage of the infamous Gunfight at the O.K. Corral on Oct. 26, 1881, and its continuing research interest in Wyatt Earp, Doc Holliday and their outlaw adversaries the Cochise County Cowboys.

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Cochise County
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Cochise County is a county in the southeastern corner of the U.S. state of Arizona. Here are great outdoor opportunities for hiking, rock climbing, camping, picnicking, & bird watching. This County also has great opportunities for peaceful relaxation, particularly at the many Inns, B&B's, & guest ranches. Whether it's adventure or tranquility you seek, you can easily find it here.