[Giles County Dulcimer #3]

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Title

[Giles County Dulcimer #3]

Description

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.

Identifier

Giles-3

Coverage

Giles County, Tennessee

Dulcimer type

C

Owner

G., Goodspring, Tennessee

Where examined

Goodspring, Tennessee

Cataloged by

S. Conatser

Date of cataloging

1995-12-14

Dimensions--overall

27 1/4" x 13 1/2" x 3 1/2"

Dimensions--fretboard

26 1/2" x 1 1/4" x 1 1/2"

Physical description

made of poplar; dark stain; red stripes; 15 staples for frets; 5 strings; 5 tuners; mitred corners; fretboard is grooved on both sides 1/4" from top

Geolocation

Citation

“[Giles County Dulcimer #3],” Appalachian Dulcimer Archive, accessed December 8, 2021, https://dulcimerarchive.omeka.net/items/show/12.