Christopher Inn & Suites

spring tour for 2019

Old Canal Smoke House

TOUR COMMITTEE:  Tom Troester, Larry Turner, Mary Starbuck, Kay Sheldon, Ron & Corinne Petrie
 Tour Headquarters: Christopher Inn & Suites, 30 North Plaza Blvd Chillicothe, OH   

(Located behind the Quality Inn)  

THERE MAY BE ROOMS AVAILABLE at $94.95 (special rate, say “Canal Society of Ohio”).

Otherwise the regular $114.95 rate may be in effect.

While in Chillicothe, you may

also want to visit the

Adena Mansion and Gardens,

home of Thomas Worthington,

Ohio’s sixth governor

Questions about itinerary?  Ask Mary Starbuck, 330-217-7165

George Watkins Canal ​Boat

This foot bridge over the canal was located next to the intersection of Water and Walnut Street

HIGHLIGHTS of the TOUR (subject to change):
• Remains of Circleville Feeder Head Wall & State Dam across the Scioto River
• Marfield & Massie Canal Warehouse with talk on the Great Fire
• Walking tour of canal-era buildings built in 1852-1853 after the Great Fire
• Lunch at the Old Canal Smoke House
• Inside the Emmit Warehouse, largest intact canal building in Southern Ohio
• Lock tender houses at the canal basin and hydraulic
• Three Locks Road and State Dam south of Chillicothe

Marfield Mill

Spring Tour

​​MAY 31 – JUNE 2, 2019​

   Canal Society Ohio Spring Tour

Emmitt Warehouse, largest intact canal building in Southern Ohio



Full Schedule(subject to change):
Friday, May 31, 2019
6:30 – 7:30 pm – Registration, Ross County Historical Society, 45 W 5th St, Chillicothe
7:30 – 8:30 pm – Slide Show and Tour Preview by Tom Troester

Saturday, June 1, 2019
7:40-7:55 am – Late sign-in (pre-registration required) in hotel lobby
7:45 am – Begin boarding bus for departure at 8:00 am
8:00 am - 4:00 pm – Exploration by bus with several stops. 
6:30 pm – Banquet at the Tour Headquarters Hotel with cash bar
7:10 pm – Welcome and speaker Julie Lambert on the Canal Commerce Connection
8:15 pm – Adjourn

OPTIONAL – Sunday, June 2, 2019
9:15 am – Carpool to Hopewell Culture National Historic Park Museum at
16062 State Route 104 in Chillicothe OH (about 4 miles from tour HQ hotel)


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