• A trapper’s dugout canoe constructed of basswood.

Trapper's Dugout Canoe

From Canoes: A Natural History in North America by Mark Neuzil and Norman Sims

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  • The end decks, deck caps, and wide outwales on this canoe echo what would become the best-known features of Peterborough area all-wood canoes. This dugout dates from early 20th century and was used by its maker, Sherman Hill.
Subjects
  • Regional Studies
  • Cultural Studies
  • History
  • Literature
  • Native American Studies
Date
  • ca. 1900
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