• American Canoe Association founding member William Alden and his original canoe Shadow at the ACA gathering on Lake George in 1881.

William Alden and Shadow

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

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  • Shadow was a dual-purpose paddling/sailing canoe from the years before racing produced more specialized craft. She had only a shallow external keel and lacked the centerboards and elaborate hardware of true sailing canoes such as Vesper or Nautilus.
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  • Regional Studies
  • History
  • Literature
  • Cultural Studies
  • Native American Studies
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  • 1881
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