"Ed Schieffelin's Territorial Days Celebration" at Tombstone Courthouse State Historic Park
(Phoenix Arizona - March 14, 2008) - Tombstone Courthouse State Historic Park presents "Ed Schieffelin's Territorial Days Celebration" on March 29th and 30th in partnership with the Tombstone Chamber of Commerce.
In honor of the town of Tombstone's founder, and with paid admission to Tombstone Courthouse State Historic Park, there will be excursion trips at 9 a.m., 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. to Ed Schieffelin's Monument, his final resting place. Visitors may also tour the Courthouse, see exciting artifacts and learn about Tombstone's historical past, including information about Wyatt Earp and the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral.
Jane Eppinga, history writer and noted author, will be conducting a book signing on Sunday, March 30 in the park gift shop. Marilyn Butler great grand-daughter of Ed Schieffelin and author of "Destination Tombstone," will conduct a book signing on Saturday, March 29th and Sunday, March 30th in the park gift shop. The book signings will take place after 10 a.m and after 2 p.m. both days. Schedules are subject to change without notice.
For more information please call Tombstone Courthouse State Historic Park at (520) 457-3311. Admission to Tombstone Courthouse State Historic Park is $4 per person for ages 14 and up; children aged 13 and under are free when accompanied by an adult. Arizona State Park Annual Pass is available for $50 (some restrictions apply).
Tombstone Courthouse State Historic Park is located on the corner of Toughnut and 3rd Streets, 2 blocks off Highway 80, in Tombstone, Arizona.
For information about Arizona State Parks call (602) 542-4174 (outside of the Phoenix metro area call toll-free (800) 285-3703) or visit the website at www.azstateparks.com.
Books on Tombstone, Arizona from amazon.com
Tucson to Tombstone: A Guide to Southeastern Arizona Tom Dollar; Paperback; $10.36
And Die in the West: The Story of the O.K. Corral Gunfight
Paula Mitchell Marks; Paperback; Buy New: $12.10
The Earp Brothers of Tombstone
Frank Waters; Paperback; Buy New: $9.56