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two guns is a historic ghost town about thirty miles east of flagstaff, arizona, that started out as the setting for a major confrontation between the navajos and the apaches during the 19th century. the town’s name originated from a local resident named henry e. miller, aka “two gun miller,” who was reportedly an eccentric hermit who lived in a cave nearby. two guns became a huge tourist stop along route 66, with a cafe, night accommodations, and souvenir shop. later a zoo was added that included mountain lions, panthers, and bobcats. after i-40 bypassed the town of two guns, it became obsolete as a tourist spot and has been abandoned to this day. it is now a stop off of exit 230 on i-40 between flagstaff and meteor city.

Sources:

http://www.legendsofamerica.com/az-twoguns.html

http://www.flickr.com

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