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Courtland Land Rush (access required)

Courtland Young, an Iowa-born prospector, discovered copper ore deposits east of Tombstone in 1907, and quietly began raising capital for mining development. He named the town site Courtland, and within two years it was booming and a land rush had begun. Young managed to interest three large copper companies in his discovery: the Copper Queen, the ...

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The 2018 Primary Election Guide, published July 27, incorrectly listed the parties of a few candidates. We greatly apologize for the error.