June 15-22, 2024 - Virginia Canals & Navagation                                  James River Batteau

As you can see from the canal origin marker photos above, next year, in July of 2025, will be the 200th Anniversary of the beginning of Ohio's Canal System Construction. Look for more information here in the future about celebration plans!!.

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.

The Canal Society of Ohio Inc.

Troy to Lockington, Ohio period images courtesy of the Piqua Public Library, Mr. Andy Hite and Mr. Bill Oeters.

thE CANAL SOCIETY OF OHIO IS A 

VOLUNTEER ORGANIZATION FOUNDED IN 1961,

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

For your Attention!


Every Saturday June thru October - New Jersey                                  Canal Society, Waterloo Village

October 18,19,& 20, 2024 - New York Canal Society

                                              Fall Field Trip Boonville

 ​Other Canal News or Events


August 17, 2024 - Indiana Canal Society Tour,                              "Towpath & Warpath" from                                    Antwerp to Junction, Ohio

(click here for Indiana web site and more information)

​​​Upcoming Canal Society Events


July 13, 2024 - Granville, OH Board of Trustees                                       Meeting & Mini Tour

 

​Fall 2024 - Date TBD, Cincinnati Fall Tour


November 9, 2024 -  Akron Trustees Meeting

                                   & Mini Tour