Exploring Blackhand Gorge

Tour Headquarters: Hampton Inn, 1008 Hebron Rd (State Route 79), Heath, 740-788-8991

Mention Canal Society of Ohio to reserve at $109 per night guaranteed through Sept 30.


Friday Oct. 21

5:00-7:00 Registration, Hotel Meeting Room

7:00-9:00 Tour Preview, Hotel Meeting Room


Saturday Oct. 22

6:00-7:30 Breakfast (at Hotel for hotel guests)

7:30-8:00 Registration (for new arrivals), Hotel Lobby

8:00-5:00 Bus Tour (Blackhand Gorge, Dresden, Muskingum) with lunch at Postle Farm

6:30-8:30 Banquet, Buckingham House, Newark -- talk by author Aaron Kearns


Sunday Oct. 23

9:00-12:00 ​Showman's Arch at Raccoon Creek OR Moundbuilders State Park


$89.00 - Complete Tour Package (includes tour book)

$69.00 - Bus Tour Only (includes lunch and tour book)

$25.00 - Banquet Only

$15.00 - Tour Book Only (includes postage)       


For more information contact Mike Morthorst at gongoozler@fuse.net.


CSO 2022 Fall Tour, OCT 21-23, 2022

Hampton Inn, Heath Ohio

Canal Society of Ohio Inc.


      Scenes from the Blackhand Gorge

            State Nature Prerserve