Jacobsburg Historic Society’s Fur Rendezvous and Market Faire a blast from the past

Oct 22, 2016 in Articles, News

Jacobsburg Historic Society’s Fur Rendezvous and Market Faire a blast from the past

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Winner Takes All

Jul 4, 2013 in Articles

WINNER TAKES ALL !! By Richard Hujsa   Back in the year 1974 my friend David Hardy and I, rightly or wrongly, considered ourselves to be two of the top muzzle loading rifle target shooters in the country. We had an enviable record, consistently winning nearly all the rifle competitions in which we participated. We […]

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Muzzle Blasts: The Pennsylvania Long-rifle Museum at Boulton

May 24, 2013 in Articles

By Dave Ehrig “North of Easton, Pennsylvania, in the historic little town of Boulton, is the historic Henry Family of Gunsmiths Homestead. Known as the Pennsylvania Longrifle Museum, the site includes the largest collection of Henry muzzleloaders, as well as a priceless collection of antique and historic firearms. More than 200 years have passed since […]

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A Considerable Building On Bushkill Creek: William Henry of Nazareth At Jacobsburg

May 24, 2013 in Articles

Research Supplement by Scott Paul Gordon “The sequence of Henry gun factories in Northampton County is familiar: Nazareth, Jacobsburg, Boulton. William Henry of Nazareth (1757-1821), the eldest son of William Henry of Lancaster, owned the first two gun works; his sons, J. Joseph Henry (1786-1836) and William Henry III (1794-1878), built Boulton. But this elegant […]

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