Archive for the 'Research Topics' Category

Research: Apache Medicine Shields

Please note that some articles have been transferred over from the Old Word Museum site. You may occasionally encounter broken links or outdated information in these articles. Written by: Lori Soard Date: 1998 THE TRAPPINGS OF BATTLE: Apache Medicine Shields The Apache were renowned for their cunning defense strategies. When going into battle, they always […]

Research: Cherokee History

Please note that some articles have been transferred over from the Old Word Museum site. You may occasionally encounter broken links or outdated information in these articles. Written by: Julie Farrow Date: 1998 A BRIEF OVERVIEW OF EARLY CHEROKEE HISTORY No one, not even the Cherokee, know of their true origin. But, as in their […]

Research: 1887 Colt

Please note that some articles have been transferred over from the Old Word Museum site. You may occasionally encounter broken links or outdated information in these articles. Written By: Betty Wilson Date: 2002 1878 COLT HAMMER SHOTGUN The Colt and Parker companies mass produced high-quality double-barrel, breech-loading shotguns in the nineteenth century. While price was […]