Courtesy of the Quincy Massachusetts Historical Society.

William Callender

Place of Business: Boston Massachusetts

Dates of Business: 1777-1838*

*Per Dillon

This fife is marked: Wm Callender/Middle & State Boston

 Note: Callender is the oldest American maker in which instruments survive.

 Date of this fife: 1798-1802


Length of Instrument:

Wood: Appears to be Boxwood

Key of Instrument: Bb

Finger Holes: Not measured

The spacing on the holes is as follows: 

Not measured