All members are welcome to attend! 
Please RSVP by March 25th to Ron Petrie at 216.221.4693

Please indicate any dietary restrictions that may affect your enjoyment of lunch. 
$15 per person due PRIOR to event

by CREDIT CARD (click button above) or by CHECK payable to Canal Society of Ohio

(Mail to 1538 Northland Ave., Lakewood Ohio 44107)

NOTE:  Overnight rooms at a reduced rate are available at Mercer House. 
If interested, CONTACT AOA directly to make a reservation:
Steve Fleegal phone: (334) 399-2345 or

Mercer Woods - Hocking Hills

9am - Arrive, meet & greet at Mercer House.  Granola bars and juice available
10am - Tour Hocking Canal Lock #8 with AOA staff 
12noon - Return to Mercer House and enjoy Subway lunch (a variety of sandwiches, chips and fresh fruit will be available).
1:30pm - Trustee meeting.  Granola bars/ juice during break.
4pm - Adjourn meeting.
$15.00 fee for am and pm snacks, beverage, and lunch.


Mercer Woods
9016 Buckeye Troxel Road
Sugar Grove, OH 43155

The Mercer House address is 9016 Buckeye Troxel Road.  Below is a Google map link that takes you to the driveway.  The house is up the drive which doglegs to the right.,+Sugar+Grove,+OH+43155/@39.6738287,-82.6353706,13z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x8847f2e9a66f715b:0x439d53ef8426c791!8m2!3d39.6044164!4d-82.5375039

Canal Society of Ohio Mini-Tour and Trustees Meeting in Sugar Grove, Ohio

Saturday March 30, 2019

All Members are welcome to attend! 
Everyone (members and board members):  Please RSVP by March 25th to Ron Petrie at 216.221.4693  Payment due PRIOR to event.

Medicinal Plant Walk

mercer woods mini-tour 2019

Our meeting place: Appalachia Ohio Alliance’s (AOA) Mercer House located near the Mercer Woods Old Growth Forest Preserve.  AOA has protected over 100 properties and 11,000 acres in central, south-central and southeastern Ohio, including Hocking Canal Lock #8, which CSO helped to purchase.  Mercer Woods is located in the scenic Hocking Valley in the Hocking Hills. It is a part of AOA’s Hocking River Conservation Corridor initiative.