Today, the rich legacy of powder horns, which make up the vast majority of those produced from Pennsylvania and points south during the 18th and early 19th centuries, has been preserved by a handful of collectors and scholars.
December 3, 2018
West and South from Philadelphia: Early American Powder Horns Made by Horners, Combmakers, & Turners
November 25, 2018
On Nov. 25, 1758, the British and provincial army led by Gen. John Forbes arrived at the Forks of the Ohio River. The French, anticipating their arrival and aware of the superiority of the British force, had detonated their stock of gunpowder and abandoned Fort Duquesne the day before. “Without stroke of sword,” Forbes' army took control of the smoldering ruins and the critical land at the Point for Great Britain.