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Appleseed Shoot - a combination of shooting instruction, history lesson

 

August 13, 2020

Courtesy of Karen Lipska

Top: Berk Hotchkiss, instructor gives lesson in prone shooting.

A shooting event at the Pine Bluffs Sportsman's Club last weekend mixed shooting instruction with a history lesson.

The Appleseed Shoot, sponsored by Project Appleseed, saw five people trained in shooting skills by three instructors, who also took time during the day to offer lessons on the events on the first day of the American Revolution, from Paul Revere's ride to the shots fired in Lexington and Concord in Massachussets on April 19, 1775.

"On the history side, we basically go through the events, lay them out the way they've been proven historically," said Sam Gay, a Cheyenne man who wa...



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