Upcoming Canal Society Events


October 21-23 - Fall Tour, Exploring Blackhand Gorge


November 5 - Piqua mini-tour & trustees meeting


March 2023 - Dayton mini-tour & trustees meeting


​May 2023 - Spring Tour, Muskingum Canal, Marietta


​July 2023 - Toledo mini-tour & trustees meeting




​Please click the 2022 Fall Tour page in the menu bar for more information.

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. 



2022 Fall Tour

​​October 21-23, 2022

Exploring Blackhand Gorge


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.

Spring in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park

Boston Mill Visitor Center

Buckeye Lake, OH