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1 1 December 09, 2008, 05:40:30 PM
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No New Posts American Gunsmiths
Lists of American Gunsmiths, particulalry muzzle loading, prior to 1900
1 4 January 18, 2016, 05:41:08 AM
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No New Posts Museums and Exhibits open to the Public which offer displays of Kentucky Rifles
Publicly accessible exhibits of Kentucky Rifles, Accoutrements, and related history
1 1 August 21, 2009, 07:02:56 PM
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No New Posts Kentucky Rifle Foundation
3 3 April 12, 2014, 08:38:08 PM
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No New Posts The National Rifle Association Longrifle Collection
A Special Library & Museum Presentation... THE NRA LONGRIFLE COLLECTION. Our thanks to the NRA and staff for their support of the L&M project and for their vision of continuing education and appreciation of unique American artworks.
1 1 September 02, 2011, 09:29:26 PM
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No New Posts J.S. Burson....Master Gunsmith, Wabash, Indiana
1 1 March 17, 2013, 09:40:25 PM
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No New Posts Gunsmithing History
URLs related to history of Gunsmithing in US
1 1 February 08, 2015, 09:04:59 PM
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No New Posts Tools of the Riflemaker
2 2 November 09, 2013, 01:41:04 AM
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No New Posts A Laudenslager Family Bio
Contributed by: Mark Laudenslager
6 6 August 13, 2011, 12:01:56 AM
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No New Posts Peter Neuhart by Bob Smalser
Original Research by a family member
4 5 May 04, 2012, 11:54:21 PM
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No New Posts The Shreckengost Collection
ALR proudly presents a unique collection of research, photos, and contributions by family members... "The Schreckengost Collection"
5 6 July 10, 2012, 04:16:21 PM
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No New Posts Earnheart, William: A biography ( Ohio)
Biographical History
1 1 July 05, 2016, 06:45:00 PM
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No New Posts Hall of Recognition
Tributes to some of those who have made a significant scholarly contribution to the knowledge, preservation and collecting of original Kentucky Longrifles
4 6 February 20, 2015, 07:06:47 PM
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No New Posts Ancestors of the American Long Rifle
German, English, and French ideas evolving into the unique American Long Rifle.
3 4 October 07, 2010, 03:35:34 PM
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No New Posts Educational Materials & Research
Research materials related to gunmaking.
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Child Boards: Original Research, Dickert, Jacob, A History of Christian Beck, The "Jo Bogel" Rifle by Wayne Elliot, A History of the Gillespie Rifle Makers of East Fork NC - Dennis Glazener, Research by Dr. James B. Whisker, New York Gunmakers - H.J. Swinney, North Carolina Gunmaking Schools, Pennsylvania Schools, South Carolina, Tennessee Gunsmiths, Antique Longrifle Restorations
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No New Posts Exhibits of Special Merit (Makers Unknown)
1 1 July 31, 2009, 07:07:33 PM
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No New Posts Links to Previous ALR Posts - (Photos & Discussion)
1 1 January 25, 2009, 02:00:35 AM
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No New Posts Links to Long Rifle Resources - ( In Print & Internet)
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No New Posts Buck & Ball (Smooth Rifle)

Child Boards: Smooth Rifle 101026-1
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No New Posts Fowlers

Child Boards: Gonter, Peter, Haeffer (Lancaster), Abner Howe , Lowmaster, John, Fowler 100820-2
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No New Posts American Double Rifle
1 1 October 29, 2009, 08:34:58 PM
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No New Posts Midwest Long Arms
Ohio and westward. What might be thought of as Union States ca. 1862.

Child Boards: Augustine, S., Babbitt, Lysander W. - Iowa, Barrett, Marcus L. - Illinois , Bishop, Robert Illinois, Burson, J.S., Carpenter, A.B., Clark, J. (Lebanon, OH), Fisher, F.G. - Iowa, Frietas, J.J., Green, Henry - Illinois, Hinsdale, Samuel Dexter - Illinois, Kline, Edward - Illinois, Kopp Family, Lundy, Hiram, McQuaid, James R., Morrison, Samuel - (Also Northumberland PA), Morse, Enoch Jr. (Illinois), Pennabacher / Pennypacker, N. Potter 100323-1 (Michigan), Rains, B.T. (Indiana), Reeves, Buford (Indiana) , Schuler, Valentin - Ohio, Small. Samuel, Smith, Samuel (Illinois), Strong, W. K., Tetley, William, Tope, Henry - Illinois, Vincent, Caleb - Ohio, Vincent, J. - Ohio, Ward, L.G. Springfield, IL , Burson, J.S. (Indiana), Oblinger, Charpie, Pierre
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No New Posts Midwest Short Arms

Child Boards: Resor, (?)
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No New Posts PA Short Arms Traditional Exhibits

Child Boards: Brass (Unknown) , 090330-1, Kopp Family, Kunz, Jacob, Lawerence, T , Reichenbach , Troxell , 081223-2, 090526-2, 081223-1, 090621-1, Pistol 091027-1
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No New Posts Pennsylvania Long Arms Traditional Exhibits - (PA, MD, VA, WV)
Generally the "core" areas where the Long Rifle was developed and reached its Golden Age.

Child Boards: Angstadt, Adam Rockland Twp. Berks Co. PA, Angstadt, Peter , Armstrong, John, Baum, Samuel, Beck. C., Beck, John Phillip, Berry, Peter, Benson, Ezra West Virginia , Benson, George W. - West Virginia, Beyer, Nicholas, Bisbing, Amos, Border, Daniel Bedford Co., Boyer, D., Britton, William , Brooks, John, Browning, Abel, Carlisle, H. 110516-2 , Crummey, J., Deemer, Jacob, Deringer, H., Derr, Dickert, J., Drepert, John, Dunmeyer, J, Dunmeyer, P., Amos Early, Edmonds, J., Eister, Ernst, Adam, Fanot - Lancaster, Feder, G, Figthorn (Fitchthorn), Andrew (Jr.), Ford, J., Fordney, Jacob, Fordney, Melchoir, Georg , J., Gibbs, Henry, Gibbs, John Lancaster, PA , Glaze. George, Gobrecht, Samuel , Grandstaff, Gumpf, Haga, Wolfgang, Hawk, Nicholas, Hawken, Christian, Henry, Abraham (1768-1811) , Herbach, J , Hess, Hoffman, Hummel, F., Hunsicker, H, Jackson, A. N. (Virginia) 090820-2, Kline, Jacob & Son Hampshire Co. WV, Klein/ Kleindinst 110516-3, Kopp Family, Kunz Family, Laudenslauger, Leman, H. Lancaster, PA, Lloyd, Wm. M. Huntingdon Co. PA , Long, Joseph (Joe) Snyder Co. PA, Long, Stoeffle, Lydick Peter , Magahan A., Marker, J., McDermit, Andrew 110502-5, Mier Family, Mier, Samuel, Miller, W.G., Moll, John Sr. & Jr., Morrison, Samuel Milton Northumberland Co. PA, Moosholder, William, Neihardt, Peter, Oates, Nathaniel - Hampshire Co. WV, Parks, John Sr./Jr. , Pennabacher / Pennypacker, Reedy, Leonard, Rinehart, J.W. - Hampshire Co. VA, J. Roop, Roth , Rowe, Nathaniel, Schaefer/Shafer, Joseph - Union or Snyder Co., Shaffer, Jacob - Virginia, Shreckengost, Levi , Shreckengost , Lincoln , Shreckengost William , Schroyer, George Sr., Schuler, Samuel, Schweitzer, Abraham, Sees, Jacob, Sell, Frederick, Sheetz, Henry, Sheetz, Jacob Virigina/W.VA Hampshire Co, Shell, Daniel, Shell, John West Hanover, PA , Shennefelt, Nicholas, Shillito, S. & Son, Silknitter, Solomon, Siple, Slonaker, George, Smith, A.B., Sneveley, J. (Harrisburg), Snyder, Jacob, Snyder, Tobias, Spitzer, Henry, Stapleton, J., Vore, Ben, Wetzel, White, Peter, Young, Peter - Easton, Zollman (VA)
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No New Posts Mule Ear Upper Susquehanna
2 2 March 13, 2010, 07:56:03 PM
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No New Posts Relics (Antique Pistol & Rifle Furniture & Components)
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No New Posts Transition Exhibits (ca. 1855 and later)
Generally hand crafted guns following the Long Rifle tradition, but of more modern form.

Child Boards: Harder, Jacob - Owego & Waverly NY / Athens & Lock Haven, PA, Combination (Unknown) 090916-1
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Child Boards: Mason, J., Silas Allen, Smith, Martin, 090306-1 , 090501-1, Hapgood, Jaob 110506-1
2 2 January 02, 2013, 06:16:48 PM
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No New Posts New York Exhibits
New York State generally north of the Central Finger Lakes & New England.

Child Boards: Ogden, W&C, Ogden, Jehial, Amsden, B.W., Chapin, A.H. - Earlville, NY , Losey, John - Town of Caroline, Moore, J.P., Unsigned - Southern Tier, Patterson, E., G.C.B., Blunt & Syms, Williams, Abraham 110505-1, William Gardner
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No New Posts Great Plains Exhibits
Mississippi River westward to the Rocky Mtns.

Child Boards: McQuaid, James R. , Golcher & Simpson - St. Paul, Burson, H.J.
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No New Posts Southern Long Arms
Areas generally considered Confederate States ca. 1862.

Child Boards: Albright, Elias Albright Twp. N.Carolina, Allen, Richard, Atkinson, J. , Beals, William N., Bettis, Philip, Bogle, Jos. Jr., Clemets, H. (Kentucky), Dixon, O.M. - Jamestown, Douglas, William, Foltz, George, Gardner, Thaddeus North Carolina, Gillespie, Philip, Gillespie, M., G o B, Gross, Alfred (Tennessee), Grose, David North Carolina, Hicks, Samuel, Higgins, Wiley G., William Hobbs, Huffman, Henry Catawba Co. N. Carolina, Jackson, Craft - Jamestown School , Lamb,Anderson North Carolina , Lamb, J., Lamb, William, Lamb & Son , Lauck, Simon Winchester, VA , Lawing, Ambrose, Ledford, Long, Andrew North Carolina, McInturff, Laben William, Newkirk, D., O'Dell, Steven, Parker, J.W., Reid, William, Risingson, H., Soddy Daisy, Spitzer, H, Volger, Volger, Christopher North Carolina, Volger, George North Carolina, Volger, Timothy North Carolina, Unknown Maker - "Whale Rifle", Ward, E.P., Whitesides, John 090708-1, Wishon, John, Wood, J., Wood, J.M., Wright, Henry, Clemets, Dimick, H.
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Child Boards: Higgins, W., Bitterlich
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No New Posts Far Western Exhibits
Areas West of the Rocky Mountains.

Child Boards: 090301-2, Wirfflein, J.
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No New Posts Rifles by Unknown Makers - Brass Furniture

Child Boards: Upper Susquehanna 110406-11, Unknown Presentation 100204-1, Unknown 091124-2, 091104-1 Halfstock, 091009-1, Lehigh Unknown (PA) 090926-1, David Porter - His Rifle 090621-3, 090526-1, 090301-1, 090210-1, 090208-4, 090116-1, 090111-2 VIRGINIA, 090106-1, Reading/Berks (Unsigned) 091202-2, Unknown (Ohio?) 091218-1, Halfstock 1000510-1, Southern Unknown 100718-2, J.W. (???) 100822-1, Shener (Attributed) 110515-1, Conestoga ??? 110516-1, 10602-1, 10602-2 Angstadt?, 120307-1 Probable PA, Berks / Reading 121008-1, 150110-1, 150111-1
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No New Posts Rifles by Unknown Makers - Iron Furniture

Child Boards: Tenn. (Unknown) 100723-1, 100505-2 Unknown, 090429-1 Unknown (Ohio?), 090414-1 (Signed S.G.), Unknown (Dixie) 090404-1, 090306-2 Southern (Boy's), 090212-1, 090119-1, 081220-1
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