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Dugout Canoes LogoThis object-rich and interactive exhibition features American dugouts from ancient times to present. Find out how dugout canoes have affected life and travel throughout the Americas, from Florida to the Amazon and the Pacific. Discover the world's largest archaeological find — 101 ancient dugouts at Newnans Lake, Florida, and how scientists study dugouts from the past. Learn how the dugout tradition is alive and well in Native communities today.

For more information contact Tom Kyne, Traveling Exhibits Coordinator, 352-273-2077

Dugout Canoes in the news

A Vessel of Indian Culture (Wall Street Journal, Aug. 3, 2011)