Tombstone in Cochise County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Million Dollar Stope
Erected 2005 by Tombstone Restoration Commission. (Marker Number 37.)
Location. 31° 42.687′ N, 110° 3.978′ W. Marker is in Tombstone, Arizona, in Cochise County. Marker is on East Toughnut Street east of South 5th Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is located Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Mines of Tombstone (a few steps from this marker); Tombstone Engine Co. No. 1 (within shouting distance of this marker); City Marshall Virgil Earp (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Owl Cafe and Tourist Hotel (about 300 feet away); The Oriental Saloon (about 400 feet away); Curly Bill Brocius (about 400 feet away); Bird Cage Theatre (about 400 feet away); The Grand Hotel (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tombstone.
Also see . . .
1. Photograph Looking Into the Million Dollar Stope. The Million Dollar Stope from which a million dollars worth of silver was taken in Tombstone's initial boom. Stope mining is carried on in timber- supported passages. The passages lead for miles under the surrounding county and connect with other mines. (Submitted on March 15, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
2. Good Enough Mine. When military scout Ed Schieffelin found silver in what he dubbed the Good Enough Mine in 1878, his discovery birthed the town that would make famous men out of Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday in a historic shoot-out four years later. Schieffelin (Submitted on March 15, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 15, 2019. This page originally submitted on March 15, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 43 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 15, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.