The Greensboro York Rite Bodies invite you to a special public presentation at the Greensboro Masonic Temple on Wednesday, May 4 ay 7:30 PM in the Dining Room. This historic presentation will be on the subject of Longrifle Makers of Guilford County.
The presentation will be given by Michael Briggs, CEO of Call Coverage Inc, a local telecommunications company. Mr. Briggs has compiled an impressive collection of flintlock and percussion caplock rifles that were made by various gunsmiths in Guilford County during the 1800s. He has researched locations of their shops and authored several books on the various North Carolina ‘Schools’ of gun-making in Guilford County, Mecklenburg County, Salem and others.
Mr. Briggs will have examples from his collection on display, including some with Masonic decorative inlays in German silver. They are works of art as well as practical tools.
This presentation is open to ALL Masons, their families and friends.