Wisconsin’s Oldest Boat Was Found On Bottom Of Popular Lake
If you're feeling a little Deja Vu don't worry because you're not losing it, another ancient boat was discovered on the bottom of a Wisconsin lake.
Feeling Deja Vu With The Oldest Canoe Found In Wisconsin
If a scuba diver finding the oldest canoe on the bottom of a Wisconsin lake sounds familiar, well, it is. About a year ago, the adventure seekers found an ancient discovery. It was a 1,200-year-old canoe in Lake Mendota, At the time, it was a record breaker. Check out the info, HERE.
The Record For Oldest Canoe In Wisconsin Found On Bottom Of Lake
The record for the oldest canoe discovered on the bottom of a Wisconsin Lake has been crushed. The previous age was 1,200 years old. Recently, another one was found. It's 3,000 years old.
A dugout canoe used by indigenous people 3,000 years ago recently recovered from Wisconsin’s Lake Mendota is the oldest canoe ever found in the Great Lakes region, the Wisconsin Historical Society said Thursday.
According to the historical society, the canoe, which was carved from a single piece of white oak and is 14.5 feet long, was discovered near where a 1,200-year-old fully intact canoe was found last November.
What's Going To Happen To Oldest Canoe In Wisconsin
The discovery of both historic canoes can help with research about Native Americans in that area. The process of bringing the boat to shore was assisted by members of the Ho-Chunk Nation and Bad River Tribe. These pieces of history will go through the process of trying to restore them.
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