Civil War History in the Gunsmithing Shop
Take a walk through the Museum’s Gunsmithing building. Learn about the past as we see firearms from the first type of handheld cannon through the early cartridge guns.
This exhibit has guns from different periods of history. Come see various flintlocks along with a trapper’s guns. Gil explains rifling and how it’s like throwing a football. Learn about how percussion guns were used during the Civil War.
The gun display represents the 2nd Amendment which gives people the right to defend themselves against a tyrannical government. If you’re a gun owner, you have to act responsibly.