John “Doc” Holliday, the gunslinger, came to Glenwood hoping for a hot springs tuberculosis cure. It did not work. Belatedly realizing that Doc's tomb could become a tourist shrine, townsfolk put up a monument in 1958. It explains that Doc, still a slippery presence, lies “someplace in this cemetery.” Small white marble headstones grace the African-American section. Now a dead and dry cemetery, Linwood has reverted to a natural landscape of wildflowers, juniper, sage, gambel oak, and wild grasses in dusty red earth, on a hill that offers a fine view of the town.
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