"Up the Valley and Through the Gap"
Thursday, April 10, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM (EDT)
Mel Hankla will give a power point presentation entitled, “Up the Valley and Through the Gap” which highlights several of the fine long rifles in The Filson’s collection, among other note worthy rifles and gun smiths of flint lock rifles.
Mr. Hankla is a historian by trade and has been active in “Living History” of the frontier era since the early 1980’s. In 1984, he received a National Endowment of the Arts – Folk Arts Apprenticeship grant to work with Hersel House, “a noted builder of longrifles and muzzle loaders” since 1967.
This event will be held Thursday, January 23, at 6:00 p.m. at The Filson Historical Society, 1310 S. Third Street, Louisville. This program is free for members, $10 for non-members. Reservations are suggested to assure seating. Call The Filson at (502) 635-5083 or visit www.filsonhistorical.org.
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The Filson Historical Society
The Filson has been collecting, preserving, and telling the significant stories of Kentucky and Ohio Valley history and culture since 1884.