​​FALL TOUR – October 1-3, 2021
A Weekend in Pittsburgh, Featuring a Cruise on All Three Rivers


TO JOIN US:  Please contact us ("Contact" at top of page) to receive registration information via email. ACT FAST as the boat has a limited capacity.


 Joint Fall Tour:
         Pennsylvania Canal Society

·         Canal Society of Ohio
·  
      Society for Industrial Archeology     
   

Six events (each may be

    booked separately):


1. Friday Oct. 1, 10:00 – Visit Carrie Furnace

2. 12:30 – Lunch and tour of industrial sites
3. 7:30 presentation on Pittsburgh bridges
4. Saturday Oct. 2, 9:00 – 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
5. Saturday Banquet, 6:00 -- Dr. John Oyler, former engineer for Dravo Corp. and retired Pitt professor, will review Dravo’s river construction projects
6. 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. 


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.