folded greeting card usa image of detroit bc boathouse ca. 1900 

The Detroit Boat Club was founded in 1839.

It is the oldest rowing club in the U.S.A. and

the second oldest continuosly operating rowing

club in the world. During the first 60 years of

its history the club built three wooden boat-

houses which all burnt to the ground. The

image shows the fourth boathouse which has

withstood fire till today.




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