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By 1900 Warren had dissipated some from intemperate drinking, and one night in a Willcox saloon he challenged an old enemy, Johnny Boyet, to a fight, forgetting that he had left his gun in his hotel room. Boyet whipped out his pistol and shot Warren dead, later pleading that he certainly did not expect a famous Earp brother to go out at night unarmed. He was acquitted. Yuma Yuma County A visit to Yuma, on Interstate 8 near the California line, must include a tour of Yuma Territorial Prison State Historical Park.
The Clanton ranch outside Tombstone still exists. Some of the buildings are gone and the remainder are in need of repair. There is some effort being made to restore it, but the site is too far from town to attract tourists, and nature will likely take its course. Tucson Pima County Tucson is one of the oldest Spanish settlements in the West, having at one time been the only walled town in Arizona. The city is proud of its frontier heritage, and has attempted to preserve it. A large section of downtown Tucson has been renovated, but much territorial architecture has been retained, and it blends well with the modern.
Growing from a cavalry hay camp in 1864 to a thriving adobe trade center of 1,500 people in the 1870s, it suffered some from its rough element, especially along "Whiskey Row," the north side of Washington Street between Central and First, but it never developed a reputation for lawlessness as did the Cochise County towns to the southeast. One reason was probably a gutsy little law officer named Henry Garfias. Garfias began as a Phoenix constable around 1874. From the start, he refused to back down from trouble, regardless of the odds.