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[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…
[Lawrence [Wayne] County Dulcimer #7]
The current owner of this instrument reports that it belonged to her father, Joe Lee, of Waynesboro, Tennessee, who passed away in 1953 at the age of 83. He had grown up and lived in Wayne County, He was the only person she remembered playing it,…
[Lawrence County Dulcimer #11]
This instrument was owned by its current owner's mother, Sarah Elizabeth (Brewer).
[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…
[Lawrence County Dulcimer #5]
This instrument belonged to the current owner's grandmother, Emma Petty Richardson (1880s?-1948), who was originally from Giles County. She called it a "music box," played it some for her grandchildren, sitting and holding it across her knees.
[Madison County Dulcimer #2]
This instrument was acquired for the Old Country Store in Jackson, Tennessee, by one Brooks Shaw. Its earlier provenance is unknown.
[Madison County Dulcimer #3]
This instrument is held by the Old Country Store in Jackson, Tennessee. Its earlier provenance is unknown.
[McNairy County Dulcimer #1]
This instrument came to its current owners from a friend who had found it in a garage of a house he had bought in McNairy County, Tennessee.
"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.