​​Upcoming Canal Society Events


​​March 18, 2023 - Dayton mini-tour & trustees meeting


​May 13 2023 - Spring Tour, Muskingum Canal, Marietta


​July 15, 2023 - Toledo mini-tour & trustees meeting


Nov.4, 2023 - Chillicothe mini-tour & trustees meeting





thE CANAL SOCIETY OF OHIO IS A 

VOLUNTEER ORGANIZATION FOUNDED IN 1961,

DEDICATED TO RECREATION, EDUCATION, 
RESEARCH AND PRESERVATION RELATED TO
OHIO'S HISTORIC CANALS.


​​​SPRING TOUR

​​May 12-14, 2023

Marietta, Ohio


Featuring an all-day cruise Saturday May 13 on the sternwheeler Valley Gem with both breakfast and lunch and transits of two hand-cranked locks on the Muskingum Canal; Banquet Friday May 12 at Betsey Mills; plus other activities in the first American settlement in the Northwest Territory



OUr Activities are open to all, and include


Two daylong bus tours every year, in Spring and Fall,    of canal-era sites across Ohio and nearby states;

Three half-day tours every year in Spring,

Summer and Fall;

Publication of Towpaths, our quarterly journal of historical research;

State-wide support for historical markers, educational programs and artifact preservation, through grants and volunteer involvement.

Canal Society of Ohio Inc.

Spring in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park

Boston Mill Visitor Center

Buckeye Lake, OH