VIDEO: Hurricane Irma Reveals Dugout Canoe In Indian River That Could Be Hundreds of Years Old

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washed up from the Indian River, north of Cocoa

ABOVE VIDEO: A dugout canoe that may be hundreds of years old washed up from the Indian River, north of Cocoa, Florida.“As soon as I saw it, I knew exactly what it was,” Randy Lathrop, a self-proclaimed history buff, told ABC News of his unusual discovery. (ABC News video)

(ABC NEWS) – A Florida photographer on an early-morning bike ride the day after Hurricane Irma ravaged the coast stumbled upon an exciting find: a dugout canoe that may be hundreds of years old, according to officials.

“As soon as I saw it, I knew exactly what it was,” Randy Lathrop, a self-proclaimed history buff, told ABC News of his unusual discovery.

The canoe washed up from the Indian River, north of Cocoa, Florida, along what locals have dubbed Florida’s “Space Coast” for its proximity to the Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.

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