Call 216-221-4693


To become a CSO member, Click Here. 

Columbiana Gastons 2011 780 lock no 6 East Liverpool, OH

cso tour Events 2018

Six Mile Dam and the Coshocton Area. 

April 20-22, 2018  Click Here for Details.


CSO Spring Trustees Meeting and Mini-tour

March 24 -- Springfield Ohio.  


To purchase a copy of the book Towpaths, a collection of articles from the Canal Society of Ohio, Click Here.

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.


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 historic research;

State-wide support for historical markers, educational programs and artifact preservation, through grants and volunteer involvement.