500-Year-Old Native American Canoe to be Unveiled to the Public at Mississippi Musuem

A wooden canoe made by Native Americans centuries ago will soon be available for the public to see at a new museum in Mississippi.

The canoe is about 25 feet long and was made from a nearly 200-year-old bald cypress tree. Curators say the Native Americans burned, scraped and chipped at the trunk of a tree to make the canoe between 1500 A.D. and 1600 A.D.

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