Davy Crockett’s Dulcimer?

This clip is from “The World,” a New York City newspaper dated August 30th, 1900:

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Crockett’s Dulcimer

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“Here is a dulcimer which belonged to the great pioneer Davy Crockett. It was made by a French army officer who served under Lafayette. It is now owned by Geo. F. Crockett of Philadelphia, a second cousin of the original owner.”

2 thoughts on “Davy Crockett’s Dulcimer?”

  1. Can’t remember where I found this article; some on-line old newspaper archive. I searched on “dulcimer” and it came up. I’m pretty sure the article is genuine but I can’t vouch for the truth behind it.

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