Buck Creek Muzzleloader's Club Trade Fair is a look back in time

Saturday, January 26, 2013
Photos by Nick Schneider, Assistant Editor

If you enjoy history, handmade crafts, primitive attire and muzzleloaded weapons, the 12th Annual Buck Creek Muzzleloader's Club Trade Fair this weekend in Linton should be to your liking. The two-day event, which showcases items from the era 1750-1840 will continue Sunday at the Roy Clark Community Building from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Admission is $3, with children 12 years and under free if accompanied by an adult. Vendors from seven states will wear primitive attire from the period and lively fife music will be playing in the background throughout the event. Among the items offered for sale will be traditional muzzleloader rifles and handguns, knives, black powder, homemade soap, tin crafts, powder horns, hunting pouches, salt-glazed pottery, 18th century clothing, pewter ware items, blankets, leather goods, gun supplies, blacksmith supplies, and tools. The trade fair is one of the largest and most popular events in a several state area, typically drawing 750 to 800 patrons. These photos were taken on Saturday.