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Happy Birthday Prospector

Updated: Oct 22, 2023

The history of the "Prospector" canoe is written in its name. The Chestnut Canoe Company started building it in response to demand from the Geological Survey of Canada in 1923. A century later, Headwaters Canoes is the custodian of an original Chestnut Prospector building form, and is proud to create wood-canvas canoes that are true to the original. Read more about the history of Canada's favourite canoe in this article published in Paddling Magazine ...


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