John Slaughter Ranch Museum
    Sheriff of Cochise County from 1888-1892
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Jacob's Review:
   I didn't get to go here ~ but it sounds really neat like a cowboy place! I want to go!


Dad's Notes:
   An old west ranch museum, maintained and in excellent condition. The 5 room main adobe building still furnished with original items (ordered from the original Sears Catalog). There is a real Model-T in the Car Shed, a cooks room, wash house and ice house. The original buildings were leveled in the Great Earthquake of 1887 (The one that sent most of the San Pedro River underground).

   John Slaughter, the famous Texas Ranger and local rancher was famous in his own time - there is a 2 hour Disney movie on the life and times of John Slaughter (good ‘nite before’ activity for the family).

   There area allot of shade trees overlooking the ‘House Pond” with BBQ grills available. Bring binoculars and hiking shoes - as you may want to go for a hike next door at the San Bernardino National Wildlife Refuge.




Address:
6153 Geronimo Trail, Douglas, AZ 85608

Admission (subject to change):
$8, < 14 = Free

Phone Numbers:
520.558.2474

Hours(subject to change):
W-Su: 10a - 3p
Closed M-T´s & Christmas & New Years

www.slaughterranch.com

Drive Directions:
Tucson: 2hr 37 min
Sierra Vista: 2hr 21min
Tucson: I-10 south about 60 miles past Benson to exit 331, (US 191) 66 miles to Douglas. In Douglas left on 80 (also 191) to 15th. Left on 15th (turns into Geronimo trail) 14 miles to the Ranch.
SV: Take Fry East out of town (changes to 90) 14 miles to the 80, turn right 10 miles trhgouh Bisbee to traffic circle, take the 3rd exit out of the circle (Az 80 E) towards Douglas (22mi). In Douglas becomes G St, turn left on 15th, follow out (changes to Geronimo) 14 miles to Ranch.
From Douglas:East on 15th St - becomes Geronimo Trail. Continue east for 15 miles to the great white Slaughter gate with the letter "Z" over it. Sign at the edge of town and also one at the end of the lane going back to the museum.


   Kitchen at Slaughter Ranch by chiricahua sky island blog


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