History Hike: Fairbank Historic Townsite

9800 E. Hwy 90
Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
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Event Start
10:00 AM on Nov 23, 2019
Event End
11:30 AM on Nov 23, 2019

Join our docents for a history hike at Fairbank, an important transportation hub during the silver boom in and around Tombstone. The walk will last approximately 1.5 hours; it entails a quarter mile walk around the town on roads or walkways and a .8 mile (total) walk to the town cemetery down a rough trail, to include a short, rocky, uphill stretch. The tour of the town site will include the restored schoolhouse, the mercantile building, the town cemetery, and other remnants of this historic railroad town. Fairbank was the longest-lasting ghost town along the San Pedro River, with occupation spanning 1881 to 1972. The tour will focus on the many colorful events and personalities of the town.

When: November 23, 2019, 10 am

Where: Hike departs from the Fairbank Schoolhouse.

Admission: Admission is free, and donations are gratefully accepted.

For additional information, please call (520) 417-6960 or (520) 508-4445.

Event Start
10:00 AM on Saturday, November 23, 2019
Event End
11:30 AM on Saturday, November 23, 2019
Fairbanks Schoolhouse
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