The Ohio & Erie Canal enriched the prosperous economy of Chillicothe by providing access to markets for its mills and pork- packers. A hint of the vitality of the canal trade may be seen today by the number of canal- era buildings that front Water Street - the original course of the canal. These buildings have been nicely preserved and serve current commercial interests. Locks are present three miles south of the city on Three Locks Road.

Chillicothe - canal sites

Emmitt Warehouse

prosperous economy of Chillicothe