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Numerous ghosts are alleged to haunt Big Nose Kate’s. Most famous of the horde is “Swamper” a former janitor and maintenance man who lived in the basement. He has apparently appeared in numerous photos. There are also numerous other ghosts that are alleged to roam the premises.

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    Geographic Information

    417 E Allen St
    Tombstone, AZ 85638
    United States

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    31.71236923008882, -110.06661344299164
    Cochise County, Arizona
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    1. I came here a few year back and I was just taking random photos to see if I could see any orbs. Well I took this picture and my family and I see a hand hanging off the bar.
      It looks like a ghost hand

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