Citadel Defense

Citadel Defense
151 Reuben Bell Dr
Matamoras, PA 18336
(570) 809-9400

Citadel Defense Pennsylvania Gun Shop

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Keystone Arms

Keystone Arms

One of the few shops that didn’t allow us to take pictures of their store

He just wasn’t interested in listening to the point of the tour, or our projects.

Their shop is about a half a block from New York

Kienbusch Gallery of Arms & Armor

Many match lock, wheel lock and flint lock 

Created in 1977

Philadelphia, PA

  • Philadelphia Museum of Art
  • Kretzschmar von Kienbusch collection of pre-percussion arms and armor
  • match lock, wheel lock and flint lock pistols, rifles, and smooth bore muskets

Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19130

Ridgway Rifle Club

founded in 1927

 Ridgway Rifle Club established the first Silhouette range east of the Mississippi River 

  • 1927 the Ridgway Rifle and pistol Club
  • Swiss Club Range was located on the bottom of Grant Rd
  • 1935 name was changed to the Ridgway Rifle Club
  • 1937 neighbors started complaining about the noise
  • 1937 moved present Rifle Club property
  • September of 1980 indoor range and Clubhouse built
    cost of the building was $35,747.83
  • 1986 held its first National Championship for hi power rifle silhouette
  •  Ridgway has hosted more national championships than any other independent club in the nation

 Ridgway Rifle Club
Ridgway, Pennsylvania

Gettysburg National Military Park Museum

100+? on display

Created in 1895

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

  • focused on the three-day Battle of Gettysburg (July 1-3, 1863)
  • November 19, 1863 dedication of the Soldiers’ National Cemetery
  • March 1864 cemetery was completed
  • 1864 Gettysburg Battlefield Memorial Association created
  • 1870 to 1873 bodies of 3,393 Confederate dead were sent to home cemeteries
  • 1872 U.S. War Department took Control of the site
  • 1895 Gettysburg National Military Park was established
    – 800 acres and 300 monuments
  • 1933 Control of the Park to the National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior
    – 1,400 monuments and markers


  • 1929 Dr. William J. Chewning 100,000 Civil War artifact collection
    opened National Battlefield Museum in Fredericksburg, Virginia
  • 1929-1937 private museum
  • 1938 Sold to Julius T. Richards
  • May 8, 1938 2nd ” National Battlefield Museum” built on the Manassas, VA battlefield
  • then into storage
  • 1945 3rd ” National Battlefield Museum” re-built in Vicksburg, Mississippi
    4005 Washington Street
  • 1960 now called the “National Civil War Museum” sat along the Suwannee River in Old Town, Florida
  • June 15, 1961 Richards sold his collection to Rosensteel

  • 1921, George D. Rosensteel, IV opened the Gettysburg National Museum
    Taneytown Road, across from Gettysburg National Cemetery
  • June 15, 1961 bought Richard’s collection
  • 1967 new steward was the National Park Service
  • 1971 Family sold the collection
    89,000 artifacts and the museum building passed into the hands of the government

1195 Baltimore Pike
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Phone: (717) 334-1124