TMZ.com reports that "the deck that created a legend" ...  the very first skateboard that Tony Hawk ever owned is  going to be enshrined forever in the Smithsonian Museum in washington D.C.

Hawk recently posted an instagram photo of his original beat-up board -- made by the Bahne skateboard company. The board will officially go into the museum during the Innoskate on June 22 -- an event honoring innovators in skate culture.  You can read more here at TMZ.com