• Handmade Dacite Blade Knife In Silent Auction

    Benefitting the Comanche County Historical Museum

    On October 20, 2013, at 1:30 in the afternoon, the Comanche County Historical Museum will be unveiling its newly acquired arrowhead collection. Of course, the museum will be serving the delicious refreshments for which it is known, including homemade pies by Gustine’s Henry Adcock. The event will serve as a fundraiser for the museum.

    Handmade by Tommy Patterson

    Handmade by Tommy Patterson

    In addition to the arrowhead collection and refreshments, the museum will be offering via silent auction three of Henry’s pies (donated by the Comanche Dairy Queen and Patsy Smart of Comanche) as well as a handmade dacite blade knife made by historian/artisan, Tommy Patterson.

    Tommy is a historian who specializes in Native American artifacts, taking his expertise into the art room where he not only creates arrowheads, but he is also an expert knife maker, focusing on both obsidian and dacite blades. The handle of the knife to be offered in the silent auction is carved from both maple and moose antler.

    If you are unable to attend on the 20th but would like to place a bid on the knife or preorder one of Henry’s pies or even a dozen apricot fried pies (for a minimum donation of $75.oo or more) call Fredda at 324-280-9083.

    About Fredda Jones

    Fredda Davis Jones was raised “in the country” in Comanche County and learned very early that creativity and innovation are traits that can flourish even in small-town Texas and that with enough effort, indeed nothing is impossible, including being married to the same man for over 40 years! Rickey and Fredda have 2 children, 5 grandchildren, and a crazy life that includes sitting in the bleachers several times a week. The rest of her time is spent creating great content for texansunited.com and marketing small-town Texas.
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