Throughout the National Rifle Association's nearly 150 years, there have been many extraordinary leaders, impassioned speeches and memorable moments. This section celebrates those people and events — and of course the magnificent firearms — that helped shaped the future of our nation.
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May 16th, 2011Colt Single-Action Army Revolver
Known as the "peacemaker" for its widespread use among soldiers, settlers, gunslingers and peace officers.
Union veterans Col. William C. Church and Gen. George Wingate formed the NRA in 1871.
Fifty years of freedom's most remarkable leaders.
Spotlighting guns from the NRA National Firearms Museum.