Wednesday, May 31, 2023

Work by Tom Condé


Photos supplied by Tom Condé.

45th Tennessee Kentucky Rifle Show: News

 The Tennessee Kentucky Rifle Show now has a web site.

Books that were available at the show:

Volumes i & II Shooting Matches: Stories of an Early American Pastime and Sargent Alvin C. York's Special Edition by Ben Barrington

Volume II Bone Tipped & Banded Horns by Jay Hopkins

Frontier Tales of the Clan McMillan by Lonnie McMillan

True Dog Stories from the American Frontier by Lonnie McMillan

Southern Mountain Hardware and Barrel Measurements, 2nd edition by Dale Johnson

Gun Makers of the Blue Ridge by Wayne Bryson

other book authors there were:

North Carolina Schools of Longrifles 1765-1865 by Bill Ivy
The Longrifle Makers of the Salem School,  The Longrifle Makers of the Rowan School, The Longrifle Makers of the Mecklengurg School, The Longrifle Makers of the Davidson School, The Longrifle Makers of  Guilford County, and Piedmont North Carolina Banded Powder Horns, Hunting Bags and Bullet Molds by Michael Briggs
Upcoming Exhibit:
"Beyond the Bluegrass" an exhibit of longrifles to be held at "Grouseland," the home of President Harrison from September 1 through November 30, 2023. More info here.
Regretfully we have lost several regulars to the show this past year; Bob Melancon, Gary Moore,, and Louie Parker. We will miss each of them.

The 46th Tennessee Kentucky Rifle Show

Friday, April 19 and Saturday, April 20, 2024.

Show news was given out at the Tennessee Kentucky Rifle Show in April.

Tuesday, May 30, 2023

45th Tennessee Kentucky Rifle Show: "Wayne Elliott Display Award" Photos

Adam Wright Display is the 3rd winner of the "Wayne Elliott Display Award" 

Photography by Jan Riser.

Living with a Collection: Art Riser


Top pipe from the Bruce Horne Collection

Small painted pipe from Hicks & Lathem

Center dark pipe by Charles Miller

Medal pipe by Jack Haugh

Photography by Jan Riser.

Monday, May 29, 2023

Memorial Day 2013

Happy Memorial Day

Memorial Day is a federal holiday in the United States for honoring and mourning the U.S. military personnel who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces.

Thank you to all those who have given their lives in the service of our country.
JUNE 2, 1917
OCT 24, 1944


Photograph by Jan Riser.

Thursday, May 25, 2023

45th Tennessee Kentucky Rifle Show: Photos


Gerald Neaves Display

Kenneth Orr, Ric Lambert (looking over his shoulder) and Gerald Neaves

John Barrett Display

John Strong and Earl Lanning

Photography by Jan Riser.