• The oyster industry of the East Coast relied on dugout canoes to navigate the rivers of Connecticut during the nineteenth century. This photograph dates to 1872 and depicts a dugout next to an oyster house near New Haven.

Oyster Dugouts

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


  • The oyster industry of the East Coast relied on dugout canoes to navigate the rivers of Connecticut during the nineteenth century. This photograph dates to 1872 and depicts a dugout next to an oyster house near New Haven.
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  • Cultural Studies
  • Regional Studies
  • Literature
  • Native American Studies
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  • 1872
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