2018 October falL TOUR photos  CLICK HERE

CHECK OUT THE LOCKBOURNE - COLUMBUS FEEDER CANAL - CLICK HERE

membership

To become a CSO member, Click Here. 

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

2018 SPRING TOUR SLIDE SHOW  CLICK HERE

Mercer Woods - Hocking Hills

MERCER WOODS MINI-TOUR 
​SATURDAY MARCH 30, 2019

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.