• V. Colvin’s giant Tootsie Roll-shape was one of several attempts at a packable canoe. W. Armstrong, six years later, designed a folding canoe that fit in a handy carrying pouch. It also had oarlocks attached to outriggers.

W. Armstrong

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

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  • Native American Studies
  • History
  • Cultural Studies
  • Regional Studies
  • Literature
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  • 1880
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