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Published: 8/31/2010

Frontier life, circa 1812

NBRS frontier01p    The Blade/Lori King  08/28/2010  Brothers Robert Searfoss, 11, left, and Owen Searfoss, 7, of Bowling Green, make candles during Frontier Skills Weekend at Ft. Meigs in Perrysburg, OH. NBRS frontier01p The Blade/Lori King 08/28/2010 Brothers Robert Searfoss, 11, left, and Owen Searfoss, 7, of Bowling Green, make candles during Frontier Skills Weekend at Ft. Meigs in Perrysburg, OH.
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Elsewhere in the fort, re-enactor Rick Lorenzen of Traverse City but formerly of Temperance makes a powder horn. Frontiersmen kept black powder for muskets of the era in such horns. Elsewhere in the fort, re-enactor Rick Lorenzen of Traverse City but formerly of Temperance makes a powder horn. Frontiersmen kept black powder for muskets of the era in such horns.
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Learning how to make candles like those who lived in the area during the War of 1812 are brothers Robert Searfoss, 11, left, and Owen Searfoss, 7, of Bowling Green during Frontier Skills Weekend at Fort Meigs State Memorial in Perrysburg.





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