Bob McGee, Innkeeper at the Essex Inn, gets the chance to fire an 1861 model Springfield Musket/Rifle with the help of Gorgon Harrower. Gordon made the event possible by providing the Musket/Rifle, made in 1862, and providing his expertise in the loading and firing of the weapon. Bob fired the Musket as his grandchildren from San Diego look on. The even t was organized as a result of th museum's Fall Gala held on October 9, 2010. The Musket/Rifle session was one of the auction items up for bid.