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Dugout canoe
Description Red oak log scraped, burned out and tooled to form a dugout canoe (circa 1750-1850). The dugout was found buried in the swamp on the property of Henry Fink in Victoria, Minnesota, in the 1930s. The canoe is believed to have been made by Dakota Indians.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 16 feet length
26 inches width
19 inches depth
Nomenclature Dugout
Creation Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Subjects Found by: Fink, Henry A.
Found by: Shonka, Charles
Found by: Shonka, John G.
Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Found at Victoria, Carver County, Minnesota, United States
Found at Auburn, Lake, Carver County, Minnesota, United States
Hopkins, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Indian. Transportation. Water
Transportation. Water
Dates Creation: Approximately 1750 - Approximately 1850

Discovery: Not earlier than 1930 - Not later than 1939

Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 9827