Emmitt Warehouse

Largest intact canal building in Southern Ohio

2018 October falL TOUR photos  CLICK HERE

LOOK OVER  PHOTOS FROM THE MERCER WOODS TOUR IN MARCH - CLICK HERE

membership

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CSO SPRING TOUR
The Spring Tour will center on Ohio's first capital, Chillicothe, with its many remarkably well-preserved canal-era buildings. It will follow the route of the Ohio & Erie Canal from Circleville through historic downtown Chillicothe, visiting several locks, aqueducts and warehouses, with lunch at the Old Canal Smoke House.  On the weekend of May 31 to June 2.

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​180-YEAR OLD HOCKING CANAL LOCK
​Horns Mill a little north of Sugar Grove, Ohio

2018 SPRING TOUR SLIDE SHOW  CLICK HERE

towpath

To purchase a copy of the book Towpaths, a collection of articles from the Canal Society of Ohio, Click Here.

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.

 

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 historic research;


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