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18th Century Batteau Boat Launch

1,612 views October 23, 2016
For several months, Mount Vernon’s skilled craftspeople worked with historic boatbuilding experts to construct a 21-foot batteau, a multipurpose flat-bottomed 18th-century boat, using 18th-century based tools. This week we put it in the water for the very first time. See it in action.
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