From Matchlock to Flintlock

From Matchlock to Flintlock

Make ready, present your piece, FIRE!

Explore the mechanics of matchlock and flintlock muskets in this video about 17th- and 18th-century firearms. Historical interpreters present daily musket demonstrations in Jamestown Settlement’s re-created colonial fort and the The American Revolution Museum at Yorktown’s re-created Continental Army encampment.