This 19th century powder horn was donated to the Botetourt County Historical Museum by Danny Kyle in 2017. It is made of animal horn, tooled bronze and leather. The wide end would be filled with gunpowder and capped while the small end was the nozzle for loading a gun. Powder flask is the proper term and this one is Mediterranean.
more recommended stories
Facebook0Tweet0Pin0 By Brian Hoffman – Sports.
Plaque at Botetourt Golf & Swim Club honors Carol Brenner
Facebook0Tweet0Pin0 The Ladies’ Golf Association of.
UVA, Tech open delayed 2020 ACC season with wins
Facebook0Tweet0Pin0 The University of Virginia and.
Library Buzz for September 30 Edition
Facebook0Tweet0Pin0 “I don’t have time to.
Update from Dr. Molly O’Dell for September 30 Edition
Facebook0Tweet0Pin0 This week I’ll offer a.
Botetourt History for September 30 Edition
Facebook0Tweet0Pin0 This is a Sheffield silver.
School Board makes decisions on remote learning; students with COVID-19
Facebook0Tweet0Pin0 In a whirlwind special Botetourt.
Rabies vaccination clinics begin Oct. 12
Facebook0Tweet0Pin0 Botetourt County Animal Control has.
New Freedom Farm is a finalist to win $25,000; Oct. 2 deadline to vote
Facebook0Tweet0Pin0 New Freedom Farm, Inc., in.
Mike Lee’s music students will perform in drive-in recital Sunday
Facebook0Tweet0Pin0 The 15th annual recital for.