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    Wyatt and Josephine Earp in Nome, AK

    My daughter recently went to Nome, Alaska and sent me this photo of her by the sign for The Dexter, the saloon that the Earps co-owned. The sign is a replica of Wyatt Earp’s business card. I saw the real…

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    Wyatt and Josie Earp in Nome, Alaska

    You may wonder if the Earps really were in Nome in 1900, as my book Quicksilver to Gold suggests. They were. Wyatt Earp was most famous for his participation in the O. K . Corral gunfight in Tombstone. His vivacious…