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[Lawrence County Dulcimer #4]
David Schnaufer purchased this instrument from Carriage House Antiques in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee, in the early 1990s. The instrument itself dates from the late 1800s, and although it is not signed, its likely builder is T. R. Goodman, as at least…
[Decatur County Dulcimer #2]
This instrument was manufactured by one J. W. Ashcraft, who called it a "harmonica".
Big Tyler Mountain Dulcimer
Schnaufer's notes for this instrument read as follows: "Big Tyler Mt., West Virginia/1911/Maker - Denis McCown for Helen Melton Saffel/Owner Schnaufer/Purchased from Wanda Parrish (Las Vegas, Nevada), great niece of Helen Saffel, 1987." Wanda Parrish…
[Gibson County Dulcimer #1]
The current owner purchased this instrument at an antique store in Trenton, Gibson County, Tennessee. The manager of the store knew nothing of this dulcimer's origin. The top of the instrument was taken off at some point, then reattached via nailing,…
[Davidson County Dulcimer #2]
Bought for $8.00 at a yard sale on Woodmont Boulevard, Nashville, Tennessee. No other information given.
[Chester County Dulcimer #1]
This particular instrument is believed to have originated in Chester County, Tennessee. According to Mr. Evans of Henderson County, it came down through his family, where his mother had had it all his life. Interestingly, the instrument also features…
[Giles County Dulcimer #3]
Found in a barn about 60 years ago, in Giles County in the Shores community, this dulcimer was probably made by Jasper Freeman, the current owner's great-grandfather.
[Hardin County Dulcimer #1]
The previous owner, James Brady from Lexington, Kentucky, got this dulcimer from Crump, Tennessee, HW 64 between Adamsville and Savannah, Hardin County. It was found in the attic of a red log house near Shiloh National Park. Mr. Brady sanded it,…
[Hardin County Dulcimer #2]
The current owner of this instrument reported that this instrument was given to his mother (b. 1906) when she was 13-14 years old by one Edna Garner, from Hardin County. The builder of this instrument reportedly made another like it. This particular…
[Lawrence County Dulcimer #6]
This instrument originally belonged to the mother of the current owner, Rhoda Hood Newton, who had had it since before she was married. She was born in 1890 in Grassy, Alabama, and moved to Lawrence County when young. The current owner does not…
"Jet Engine" Side Sound Hole [Dulcimer]
David Schnaufer acquired this instrument in May of 2005 through an online auction on eBay. It appears to be a mid- to late 19th century instrument.