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Hunter Arms Weekend: Shooting event and awards banquet slated

Lovers of Fulton history and L.C. Smith shotguns may attend an event shoot and banquet starting the weekend of Sept. 14. The L.C. Smith gun was well known around the world for its craftsmanship and embellishments. The Hunter Arms Company factory in Fulton produced the shotgun until the 1950s. Pictured from left are Rich Beyer, Sarah Conley, Carol Dexter, Paula Rohn and Les Weldin.

by Nicole Reitz

Friends of History in Fulton will be welcoming the L.C. Smith Collectors Association during the second Hunter Arms Homecoming Weekend, which will be held Friday, Sept. 14 through Sunday, Sept. 16.

Hunter Arms made L.C. Smith shotguns in Fulton from the 1880s until 1951. They are known to be one of the finest American made shotguns.

There will be a three-event shoot at Pathfinder Fish and Gun Club, located on 116 Crescent Road in Fulton, Sept. 14 starting at 9 a.m.

Anyone wishing to shoot in one or more events using a L.C. Smith gun 12 gage or lower is welcome to pre-register by Sept. 5.

The public is encouraged to watch the competition using guns from around the country brought back to their home in Fulton.

An awards banquet will be held at Tavern on the Lock Sept. 15. Anyone interested in finding more about L.C. Smith guns, Hunter Arms or the L.C. Smith Collectors Association may attend.

Those seeking more information or to register for the events may call the Friend of History of Fulton at 598-4616.