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[Lawrence [Wayne] County Dulcimer #10]
This instrument was bought for $1.00 by the current owner from his aunt, who in turn had received from her husband, Charlie Gamble, who had bought it from a traveler who built such dulcimers in 1890. The purchase took place in Holly Creek in…
[Lawrence [Wayne] County Dulcimer #13]
This instrument was strung by Henry Beckman with piano wire. It was found in a house that was built in 1895 on Chesum Creek, in western Lawrence County. A log house was at this location before the 1895 house was built, a homestead of the current…
[Madison County Dulcimer #3]
This instrument is held by the Old Country Store in Jackson, Tennessee. Its earlier provenance is unknown.
[Shelby County Dulcimer #1]
The current owner acquired this instrument at a flea market in Memphis, Tennessee.
[Wayne County Dulcimer #3]
This music box was found in a house built by Wesley Galloway, a carpenter, and the great-great-grandfather of the instrument's current owner. The family had come from Lawrence County before settling in Wayne County.
Shenandoah Valley Teardrop Dulcimer
David Schnaufer is believed to have purchased this instrument at Whiteway Antiques in Nashville, Tennessee, in 1992. He attributed the instrument's origin to the Shenandoah Valley, Virginia, in the 18th or 19th century. The instrument was donated to…
Transitional Scheitholt to Dulcimer
David Schnaufer purchased this instrument from Terry Lewis of Kentucky, who in turn had obtained it from a woman in Kentucky in the 1970s. Schnaufer had placed a tag on the instrument with the following note: "Schnaufer/1820?/Trans/Indiana/Terry…
Teardrop-Shaped Dulcimer, WV/KY Border
David Schnaufer described this 3-string teardrop-shaped instrument as a 20th century dulcimer of unknown provenance. It appears that this instrument could have been made in stages by more than one maker judging by the differences in quality of…
[Alabama Dulcimer #1]
The current owner purchased this instrument from the widow of one Joe Gamble in Huntsville, Alabama. It had been purchased in turn at the same time as…