One Of The Strongest, Most Famous Ships In U.S. History Was Built From Georgia Trees
Many of you already know, Georgia is brimming with unique American history. But here is a story you may not have heard before. It starts with a ship named the USS Constitution, also nicknamed Old Ironsides. This beaut was crafted back in 1794 and had an incredible history all over the world. The coolest part about this ship and the incredible stories it has known? It was built primarily of pine and oak trees, including huge southern live oaks which came from Gascoigne Bluff in Georgia.
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