Cochise County Bank

Cochise County Bank (HMWPD)

Location: Tombstone, AZ 85638 Cochise County
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N 31° 42.766', W 110° 4.044'

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The first business in Tombstone was opened on this corner by J.B. Allen. In 1879 it was purchased by Phillip Smith who opened the Pioneer Store and an agency of the Pima County Bank within the store. When Cochise County was established, Smith changed the name to the Cochise County Bank and erected a new adobe building. The interior boasted black walnut furnishings and a burglar proof safe with a time lock. After Smith went bankrupt, it became Cochise Hardware & Trading; Bunker Hill Mining Co.; the Wolcott Department Store from 1886 to 1917 and then Tombstone Commercial Co. In approximately 1945 it became a Medical Clinic and Hospital and remained so until the mid 1960s. In later years it has housed the Chamber of Commerce and the Tombstone Visitor's Center. This is the original 1881 building, still serving the Tombstone Community.
Marker Number15
Year Placed2006
Placed ByTombstone Restoration Commission
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Date Added Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 7:00pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12R E 588364 N 3508976
Decimal Degrees31.71276667, -110.06740000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 42.766', W 110° 4.044'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 42' 45.96" N, 110° 4' 2.64" W
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Area Code(s)520
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 399 E Allen St, Tombstone AZ 85638, US
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