Buffalo Bill's Wild West, Tucson, AZ
Posted by: Poehunters
N 32° 14.857 W 110° 51.214
12S E 513794 N 3567892
Quick Description: Traveling through Pinnacle Peak to dinner, found this sign for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show! According to buffalobill.org, the Wild West Show came to town on the following dates: Sep 30, 1902, Oct 20, 1908, and Oct 25, 1910.
Location: Arizona, United States
Date Posted: 8/1/2013 8:33:46 PM
Waymark Code: WMHPW3
Some other Tucson-related facts about Buffalo Bill:
William F. Cody (1846-1917) better known as the Wild West Show entertainer “Buffalo Bill,” had invested in many mining interests. One mine was near the town of Oracle, 40 miles north of Tucson, Arizona a decade before the Arizona territory entered Statehood.
Located in the Old Hat Mining District, Campo Bonito was one of the early gold mining operations conducted on the northside of the Santa Catalina Mountains.
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