081813 Crafts League Series Features Flintlock Rifles (119 w/2 col flintlock)

MEREDITH — "The Art of Handmade Flintlock Rifles" with George Morrison, will be presented Monday, August 19 from 7-8 p.m. in the Fireside Room at the Chase House,.

The lecture is part of a third annual "Signature of Excellence" series offered by The League of NH Craftsmen Meredith Retail Gallery featuring juried members of the League.

Morrison has been making flintlock rifles for over 45 years. He currently makes custom pieces out of his home and workshop in Mason. His Revolutionary War period rifles are made one at time, with hand forged iron mounts, using original techniques.

He is predominantly self-taught, but has also studied under two master gunsmiths.

Reserve seats in advance by calling the gallery at (603) 279-7920.



George Morrison (Courtesy photo)