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Fort Hartsuff to Host Historic Firearms Display

Fort Hartsuff to Host Historic Firearms Display

Nebraska Game and Parks Commission

Nebraska Game and Parks Commission

LINCOLN, Neb. --(Ammoland.com)- Fort Hartsuff State Historic Park will host The Timeline of American Military Firearms, 1860-1990 on Oct. 4-5 2014.

The event will be held in conjunction with the Grand Army of the Frontier (GAF).

GAF members dressed in period uniforms will use a collection of original and reproduction firearms to explain the development of the American military firearms. It will include firearms from the Civil War through Operation Desert Storm.

Col. Jerry Davenport, Department of the Missouri Commander, and Lt. Col. Dale Beethe will speak with fort visitors and answer questions about the firearms.

The Great Plains Guide to Buffalo Bill

The Great Plains Guide to Buffalo Bill

In addition, the pair will present an in-depth look at the evolution of military firearms on Oct. 4 at 10 a.m., 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. and on Oct. 5 at 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Author Jeff Barnes will be give a talk on his book, “The Great Plains Guide to Buffalo Bill ( http://tiny.cc/dulblx ) ,” in the Enlisted Men’s Barracks on Oct. 5 2014 at 2 p.m.

The talk is sponsored in part by the Nebraska Humanities Council and Friends of Fort Hartsuff.

The fort is located 3 miles northwest of Elyria on Fort Avenue. A park entry permit is required.

Contact Jerry Davenport at 308-214-0082 for more information.

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