Kentucky Rifle

Presented by the NRA National Firearms Museum

The American Kentucky Rifle is one of the unique art forms of colonial times. It was intended as the survival arm for the American colonies. Able to harvest a deer or bear at long range, it had a longer barrel than its European counterpart, the Jaeger Rifle. This particular rifle is a double-barrel, 45-caliber flintlock that was made by John Palm of Pennsylvania. It can be seen at the NRA National Firearms Museum in Fairfax, Virginia.

The American Kentucky Rifle is one of the unique art forms of colonial times.

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