SAVE THE DATE – Friday-Sunday October 1-3, 2021

A Weekend in Pittsburgh, Featuring a Cruise on All Three Rivers


 Joint Fall Tour:

         Pennsylvania Canal Society

·         Canal Society of Ohio
·  
      Northern Ohio Chapter - Society for I              Industrial Archeology (NOCSIA)    
    Five events (each may be

    purchased separately):


1. Friday Afternoon Oct. 1 – Lunch and guided tour of industrial sites.
2. Friday evening presentation on

Pittsburgh bridges.
3. Saturday Oct. 2 – All-day cruise on the Monongahela, Ohio and Allegheny Rivers aboard a diesel-electric hybrid, The Explorer, with two transits of Braddock Lock, close-up views of wildlife, and narration on Pittsburgh bridges and industrial sites.
4. Saturday Evening Banquet -- Dr. John Oyler, former engineer for Dravo Corp. and retired Pitt professor, will review Dravo’s river construction projects.
5.  Sunday Morning Oct. 3 – Choice of (A) bike tour on the Mon Valley and Duquesne Incline, OR (B) back alley walking tour in historic neighborhoods.
 

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.


BUCKEYE LAKE BOOK & DVD AVAILABLE 

Our face-to-face cruise on Buckeye Lake was cancelled, but CSO members may purchase for $20 a book and DVD featuring sights and information on the beauties and history of the lake and dam. [See CSO Tour page]


October 1-3, 2021, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania

CSO Fall Tour - river cruise with lock transits 


November 6, 2021, Wapakoneta Ohio

Mini-tour and Trustees Meeting

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.