My Favorite Haunted Places in Arizona

Arizona

This past year, I spent several months training at Fort Huachuca in southern Arizona. While there, I was able to visit several very interesting places, including the town of Tombstone. I loved visiting Tombstone for its history and the authentic feel of being in the “Wild West.” Tombstone, however, is a bit overplayed in the […]

The Ruins of Millville and Charleston

Millville

[Mysteriousheartland.com] In their heyday, the dual towns of Millville and Charleston in southeastern Arizona had a lawless reputation. Located on opposite sides of the San Pedro River, about nine miles southwest of Tombstone, Millville and Charleston were home to some of the Wild West’s most notorious figures. Outlaw Frank Stilwell, for example, once owned a […]

The Southwestern Ghost Town of Fairbank

Fairbank

[Mysteriousheartland.com] A forgotten cemetery on a sun-baked hill in the desert, rattlesnakes coiled on an old wooden porch, and tumbleweed drifting through dusty, abandoned streets all bring to mind the quintessential southwestern ghost town. Located off State Route 82 along the San Pedro River in Cochise County, Arizona, Fairbank is just such a ghost town. […]

Fort Huachuca’s Sorrowful Specters

Fort_Huachuca

[Mysteriousheartland.com] Fort Huachuca, located at the base of the Huachuca Mountains near Sierra Vista in southwest Arizona, has a storied history as a military outpost. Captain Samuel M. Whitside, at the command of two companies of the 6th Cavalry Regiment, created Camp Huachuca in March 1877 during the US campaign to suppress the Apache Indians. Since […]

Tucson’s Mysterious Manning House

Manning_House

[Mysteriousheartland.com] The historic Manning House sits opposite a traffic circle along West Pso Redondo, near downtown Tucson, Arizona. When Levi Howell Manning built the mansion for his family in 1907, it was situated on 10 acres of fertile grazing pastures. Designed by architect Henry Trost, it is an eclectic combination of Spanish Colonial, Territorial, Italian […]

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