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2:06 pm
Thu May 30, 2013

Green Tree Man to Embark on 1,000-Mile Canoe Trip

Green Tree resident Ian Davis will soon embark on a 1,000-mile adventure in remembrance of the canoe's former owner, David Burt.
Credit Photo courtesy of Ian Davis

When David Burt bought his canoe in 1964, he thought that he would be the one paddling it on long-distance journeys.

But his life was cut short in 1966, and now the current owner of the canoe is embarking on a 1,000-mile adventure in remembrance of David.

Ian Davis, 52, of Green Tree will begin his journey in Point State Park with the hope of finishing this August in Cairo, Illinois with his 51-year-old canoe intact.

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