He also posted pictures of the dugout canoe on his Facebook page, where they have been shared over 92,000 times.
The narrow wooden boat resembles a dugout canoe, that, according to the University of Florida, are canoes made of hollowed out cypress logs and were used by Florida's Seminole Indians, among other tribes.
Mr Lathrop shared a picture of a Florida dugout canoe:
According to the Florida Division of Historical Resources, the roughly 15-foot canoe was evaluated by a professional archeologist . They add that the canoe is at minimum several decades old, and quite possibly several hundred years old. Carbon dating will reveal the exact age of the canoe in a few weeks, they write on Facebook.
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