Canal Society of Ohio
A canal-era Covered Bridge in Eaton, the oldest still standing in Ohio.
Deadline August 29, 6pm for reservations at the Red Roof Inn. Phone 800-733-7663 and use code B607CASOCO to reserve single queen ($80.74 per night, not including tax), double queen ($84.99), single king ($84.99), or double king ($89.25).
Deadline August 24 for reservations at the Holiday Inn Express. Phone 937-505-1670 and specify Canal Society of Ohio to reserve a double queen for $129 per night, not including tax.
Red Roof Inn, 155 West Leffel Lane, Springfield, Ohio
The Oliver P. Morton House in Centerville Indiana, was the home of Indiana's Governor during the Civil War. The home is currently undergoing restoration. It was the lunch stop for the Fall Tour.
"Pennsylvania House" -- a canal-era 1839 inn at the point near Downtown Springfield where the Dayton Bypass split off from the National Road. The name probably reflects the influence of Quaker settlers from Pennsylvania.
The Madonna of the Trail in Springfield, one of a series of 12 statues commemorating pioneer women.
FALL TOUR 2019 • REFLECTIONS
The tour bus will depart at 8:00 a.m. from the Red Roof Inn (next door to the Holiday Inn Express). NOTE THE DEADLINES for hotel reservations at negotiated rates:
Whitewater Canal State Site
Canal Society of Ohio Inc.
Clark County Historical Society Museum
As my friend and I drove into Centerville, I thought for a moment that we had driven through a tear in the fabric of time. (a visitor)
Places Visited On Our Tour
The City Run Culvert near Milton Indiana.
Many thanks to Bob Schmidt, for the Fall Tour 2019 photographs.
Adena Mound in Enon, Ohio, more than 1000 years old.
Stone Mile Marker at the Pennsylvania House says 303 miles from Cumberland Maryland, but that is not the original marker for this location and the mileage is not correct.
Wagon Routes from Springfield to Indiana
September 13-15, 2019
An exploration of the National Road and the Dayton Cutoff Between Springfield, Ohio and Cambridge City, Indiana, jointly sponsored by the Canal Societies of Ohio and Indiana.
204 Raydo Circle at West Leffel Lane, Springfield, Ohio
An exploration of the National Road and the Dayton Cutoff 2019