THE BIRD CAGE THEATRE
THE BIRD CAGE THEATER GHOST TOURS
Visitors and Employees of The Bird Cage Theater
have reported seeing the spirits of former Prostitutes and Men in
Cowboy Hats. Some claim to have been touched and pushed by unseen forces. At night, the sounds of laughter, yelling
and music have been heard, as though the parties of
"The Old West" were still raging...
The tours start at
6:15 PM - Tickets are available daily at The Bird Cage Theater,
In the town of Tombstone, AZ.
Bring your Camera and a sense of adventure, to the most
Infamous Saloon in
"The Town that Never Dies"
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PROSPECTOR ED SCHIEFFELIN
In the summer of 1877 prospector Ed Schieffelin was working
the hills east of the San Pedro River in the
southeast portion of the Arizona Territory, when he
came across a vein of very rich silver ore in a high plateau called Goose Flats.
When Schieffelin filed his mining claim he named it "The Tombstone"
after a warning given him by a passing soldier. While telling the soldier
about his rock collecting experiences, the soldier told him that the only
rock he was likely to collect among the waterless hills and warring
Apaches of the area, Would be his own "Tombstone"
TOMBSTONE AZ FIRES
1881 - 1882
As a result of the relative lack of water and quick wooden construction,
Tombstone experienced major fires in June 1881 and May 1882. The second
fire was particularly destructive and signaled the end of the classic old boomtown
mining city. Since Tombstone was in the desert, a company
built a pipeline to supply the town with water. No sooner was this
pipeline built than Tombstone's silver mines struck water. After the
mid-1880s, when the silver mines hadbeen tapped out, the main pump
failed, causing mines to flood with deep groundwater,
and Tombstone declined rapidly.
THE BLACK MORIAH
Carried all but six of the Tombstone AZ residents to
Boothill Graveyard. The hearse is trimmed in 24k gold and
Sterling Silver and was the first vehicle with curved glass. This is only one of the
eight made and can be seen on display in The Bird Cage Theater. It was said that
the Black Moriah, had
"A Cowboy For Breakfast Everyday." The Black Moriah
is Valued by The Ford Museum at over Two Million Dollars, It ran from 1881 to 1917. The Nightly Ghost Tours are based in this area of
The Bird Cage Theater,
due to the High amount of Paranormal Activity
that may be connected to "The Black Moriah".
THE BIRD CAGE THEATRE POLYPHON
The Famous Bird Cage Theater Polyphon on display,
uses a large, long running spring motor that is
coin-operated. A Silver Dollar was used to play a Single
Revolution of the disc. The music is produced by a Double Comb
melody and Piccolo Section, mounted on a short bedplate,
directly attached to the massive sound board. The sound
performance is Loud, Rich and Resonant.
The Walnut cabinet is in its original finish and shows
some nicks and bumps from its earlier days of use in
The Bird Cage Theatre. Many of the Original Disc's are Still Playable,
We Have Chosen 15 to be Played on The Bird Cage Theatre Polyphon
and Recorded onto a CD. Copies are Now available for a
Limited Time Online, or in The Bird Cage Theater.
$19.99 BUY NOW
THE "BELLY UP" BAR
This is the Original "Belly Up" Bar, Hand Made out of
cherry wood, in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, And then
shipped all the way around the Horn of South America, on the
"Star of India" and dropped off in Guaymas Mexico, Where there was
a Wagon Train waiting, then it Continued the journey to
Tombstone Arizona, for the Grand Opening of
"The Bird Cage Theater"
on December 26th 1881. The Bird Cage Theater Belly Up Bar is a Tombstone
"Must See" Original Item. Visit The Bird Cage Theater today.
THE WESTS LONGEST PLAYED POKER GAME
When you take "The Bird Cage Tour" or "The Ghost Tour"
you can explore the Basement, Where they had the West's
longest Poker Game, Lasting 8 years, 5 months and 3 days,
It Ran Non-Stop, 24 hours a day 7 days a week. The minimum
Buy In was $1,000 to get into the game,
Famous gamblers like BAT Masterson, Diamond Jim
Brady, Adolphus Busch, from Busch brewery and
George Randolph Hurst, Would meet 4 times a year to
play in this game. Keep your Camera ready, Many
Visitors to The Bird Cage have seen and Photographed
"ORBS" in the Basement area.
We're Giving One Lucky Winner, A Bird Cage Theatre Exclusive
Promtional Item from Our Gift Shop.You Can Enter Once a Day!
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.
Open to legal residents of the 48 contiguous United States and
D.C. Age 18 or older. Void in Alaska, Hawaii and where prohibited.
Odds of winning depend on number of entries received. Current Sweepstakes ends
at 8:59 a.m. ET on OCT 30, 2017.
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