The town of Pearce is
situated just north of the United States/Mexico border and is
considered a modern day ghost town and is at the beginning of the
infamous "Ghost Town Trail" where towns lived and died
according to the whims of the ore veins that ran throughout the
The area around Pearce
draws many because of its mild climate year round and its
proximity to major towns.
Local area attractions
include Cochise Stronghold Canyon, which is a picnic and camping
grounds, and the Amerind Foundation, a nonprofit archaeological
research center and museum focused on the Native American culture
of the Southwest and Northern Mexico. There are collections of
artifacts from as far as the Artic and South America.