CANTON -- Begin “Canton Canoe Weekend” by visiting The TAUNY Center, 53 Main St., May 1 at 5:30 p.m., for a talk by Adirondack guideboat builder Chris Woodward of the Woodward Boat Shop in Saranac Lake.
Alongside one of his guideboats displayed in TAUNY’s main gallery, Woodward will discuss the history and construction of this unique watercraft.
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.
Learn more at http://northcountryfolklore.org/rvsp/index.php?id=132 or www.TAUNY.org.