Ken, it looks like "Uncle Eddie" came out of the display window for a personal appearance at the Homecoming.
Did you all get to play it or anything?
Here is an article about Hindman, Kentucky where the Hindman Dulcimer Homecoming takes place every year. The folks at the Lutheriery make quite a few dulcimers based on the J.E. Thomas pattern as well as others. Just thought some folks might find it interesting.
"The dulcimer sings a sweet song."