illustration of Simon Kenton

Throwback Thursday: A Frontier Flintlock Named Jacob

Of all the frontiersman's possessions, the most prized was his flintlock.

Fun Friday: Mystery of the Dead Man's Gun

A bleached skull and a bent smoothbore rifle ... what would they tell us, if they could?

Matchlock, Wheellock, Flintlock: What's the Difference?

What distinguishes these very early guns from each other?

Throwback Thursday: Isaiah Jennings Repeating Flintlock Rifle

Guns capable of firing multiple shots are much, much older than you think.

Matchlock, Wheellock, Flintlock: What's the Difference?

What distinguishes these very early guns from each other?

Throwback Thursday: Isaiah Jennings Repeating Flintlock Rifle

Guns capable of firing multiple shots are much, much older than you think.

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