Most people who own a powder horn are looking for information about its original owner and that it would be very interesting to provide them with tips and references on how to go about such a quest.Read MoreFinding Soldier’s Names on Powder Horns
Rufus Alexander Grider cataloged more than 500 engraved powder horns from the French and Indian War and American Revolution periods, by painting them in watercolor.Read MoreEngraved Powder Horns – Part 4
American Engraved Powder Horns, an article reproduced from the July 1939 issue of the American Collector.Read MoreEngraved Powder Horns – Part 3
The Saratoga area has a rich colonial history that included French settlers.Read MoreFrench Settlers in Saratoga, NY
We cannot talk about powder horns without talking about William H. Guthman, an avid collector of powder horns and a well-known scholar and dealer in historical and military Americana.Read MoreEngraved Powder Horns – Part 2
Powder horns often feature maps from the region of Lake Champlain.Read MoreEngraved Powder Horns – Part 1
A part of American history often forgotten.Read MoreLake Champlain… French?
This mid-1780s tavern seems the perfect place for it, with its nice white porch wrapped around the red brick building; and the view on Lake Champlain and the bridge to New York state is superb.Read MoreSunset on Historic Chimney Point