Joshua Freeman powder horn
Contributed by Maine Historical Society
The powder horn is inscribed with "Joshua Freeman March 27/1767" and decorated with images of a bird, flower, squirrel, bear, buck and rattlesnake.
Joseph Weir, who made the powder horn, was a scout and Indian fighter who often stopped at the Freeman Tavern on Middle Street in Portland.
- Title: Joshua Freeman powder horn
- Creator: Weir, Joseph
- Creation Date: 1767
- Subject Date: 1767
- Town: Portland
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Horn, wood
- Dimensions (cm): 39 x
- Local Code: 32*8
- Object Type: Physical Object
For more information about this item, contact:
Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
Cross Reference Searches
LC Subject Headings
Please post your comment below to share with others. If you'd like to privately share a comment or correction with MMN staff, please use this form.