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.
About This Item
- Title: Joshua Freeman powder horn
- Creator: Weir, Joseph
- Creation Date: 1767
- Subject Date: 1767
- Town: Portland
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Horn, wood
- Local Code: 32*8
- Object Type: Physical Object
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219
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