“The Adirondack Guideboat” at TAUNY


Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

May 1, 2014 at 5:30 PM

Location: The TAUNY Center, Canton

Event Description

Begin Canton Canoe Weekend by joining us at The TAUNY Center on Thursday, May 1, at 5:30 p.m., for a talk by Adirondack guideboat builder Chris Woodward of the Woodward Boat Shop in Saranac Lake, followed by a reception to celebrate the start of paddling season.

Alongside one of his guideboats displayed in TAUNY’s main gallery, Woodward will discuss the history and construction of this unique water craft. Made specifically to suit Adirondack waters, the guideboat is built like no other small craft. Woodward will explain what makes the construction unique and discuss the boat’s place in Adirondack and U.S. history.
This event is supported by Guide Boat Realty ,www.guideboatrealty.com.

The Woodward Boat Shop is on TAUNY’s Register of Very Special Places (RVSP). Learn more about Chris Woodward, the Woodward Boat Shop, and the RVSP program at http://northcountryfolklore.org/rvsp/index.php?id=132.

TAUNY is dedicated to showcasing the folk culture and living traditions of the North Country. The TAUNY Center and North Country Folkstore are located at 53 Main Street in Canton. For more information visit www.TAUNY.org.
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