Wyatt Earp - In March 1881, he set out to find a posse of cowboys who had robbed a stagecoach and its driver. Earp struck a deal with rancher, Ike Clanton who dealt regularly with the cowboys. In return for his help, Earp promised Clanton a $6,000 reward. Their partnership quickly dissolved due of Clanton's paranoia that Earp would leak the details of their bargain. Turning against Earp, Clanton bragged that he would kill one of the Earp men. ck
Wyatt Earp, 1928, his last good portrait. Glenn Boyer Collection.
John "Doc" Holliday 1852-1887. Buried in the same cemetery as my gggrandfathet
Doc Holiday, Wyatt Earp, & brothers Virgil & Morgan Earp.
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Famed lawman Wyatt Earp is perhaps the most storied figure of the Old West, but he was also an accomplished gunslinger who was greatly feared by the bandits of the time. Earp had a varied career that saw him travel to boomtowns like Wichita, Dodge City and the lawless town of Tombstone to serve as sheriff, and he participated in some of the most legendary gunfights of the 1800s. The most famous of these is undoubtedly the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral, which occurred in 1881 when Earp, his…
Wyatt Earp #2 - In December 1879, Earp joined his brothers Virgil and Morgan in…
Details about OLD WEST 1883 Gathering Wyatt Earp Butch Cassidy Doc Holiday POSTER 11" x17" New
Pictured here are some of the most famous (and/or "infamous") people of the late 1800's... Wyatt Earp, Teddy Roosevelt, Doc Holliday (John Henry), Morgan Earp, "Liver Eating" Johnson, Butch Cassidy (Robert LeRoy Parker), The Sundance Kid (Harry Alonzo Longabaugh), Bat Masterson, Harry Britton, Judge Roy Bean, Ben Greenough.