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Firearms Exhibit Now Open at Fort Caspar Museum

02/01/2012 - Casper, Wyoming A new exhibit at Fort Caspar Museum highlights firearms in the permanent collection. Four types of firearms are on display and represent a variety of functions, uses and time periods: 'Guns of the Old West,' 'Sporting Guns,' 'Personal Protection,' and 'Military Arms.' Historic photographs in addition to advertisements from Sears & Roebuck catalogues and Field & Stream magazines illustrate the role of firearms in popular culture.

Highlights of the exhibit include Colts and Winchesters in 'Guns of the Old West,' shotguns and small caliber rifles in 'Sporting Guns,' and nineteenth-century pocket pistols and inexpensive imports in 'Personal Protection.' The 'Military Arms' section features carbines and rifles from the Civil War and Indian Wars period, machine guns from World Wars I and II, and rifles from Italy, Japan, and Germany.

For more information call 307-235-8462 or visit the museum website at www.fortcasparwyoming.com. Winter hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Admission fees are $1.50 for Adults, $1.00 for Youth 13-18, and Free for Children 12 & Under. Fort Caspar Museum is located at 4001 Fort Caspar Road, Casper, Wyo.

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