Deforest Kelley portraying Morgan Earp (far right) in 1957's Gunfight at the O.K. Corral

Deforest Kelley

Actor DeForest Kelley is best known as Dr. “Bones” McCoy on Star Trek. But he also had a number of connections to Tombst…

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Puffing, Chewing and Dippin’

American’s love for smoking began early in our history. Among the various types of tobacco were rope cable twist, Bull Durham in a sack, and plug cut.…

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The Country Jake

In 1876, Arizona cowboy Gus Gildea described seeing the young outlaw Henry McCarty near Henry Clay Hooker’s Sierra Bonit…

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