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Ohio and Erie Canal, Cuyahoga Valley National Recreation Area, Ohio

Harlan D. Unrau

Ohio and Erie Canal, Cuyahoga Valley National Recreation Area, Ohio

by Harlan D. Unrau

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, National Park Service in [Denver, Colo.?] .
Written in English

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  • Ohio and Erie Canal (Ohio)
    • Subjects:
    • Ohio and Erie Canal (Ohio) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesCuyahoga Valley, Ohio and Erie Canal, National Recreation Area, Ohio.
      Statementby Harlan Unrau and Nick Scrattish ; with the research assistance of Llyn Conrad.
      ContributionsScrattish, Nick.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE396.O33 U57 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 272 p. :
      Number of Pages272
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3000829M
      LC Control Number84603376

      May 29,  · Located on acres in Cleveland's industrial heart, through the villages of Cuyahoga Heights and Valley View, the Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation offers unique opportunities for discovery. Cuyahoga Valley National Recreation Area is a glorious place for a trip when you need to get out of the house. Cuyahoga Valley National Recreation Area is a popular destination for the population of Brecksville. Cuyahoga Valley National Recreation Area has pleasant outdoors recreation, so you can have a lot of fun.

      Aug 14,  · Lock #37 at the Ohio & Erie Canal. There you can witness the 90' lock and its hand-carved sandstone structure. Ohio and Erie Canal Lock #37 in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park Brenda Krekeler. Apr 17,  · Canal Fever: The Ohio & Erie Canal, from Waterway to Canalway [Peg Bobel, Lynn Metzger, Chuck Ayers] on ogmaexpo.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Original essays on the past, present, and future of the Ohio & Erie Canal Combining original essays based on the past/5(3).

      Wherever possible, the Byway follows the path of the old Ohio & Erie Canal from Dover to Cleveland - which is why you’ll often find it traveling next to the Towpath Trail as well as a later form of transportation - the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad. The canal gradually fell into disuse. Steel factories tapped into it for use in their mills and flooding occasionally wiped out portions of it. Towards the end of the twentieth century, portions of the Ohio & Erie Canal came under the protection of the National Parks Service with .


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Ohio and Erie Canal, Cuyahoga Valley National Recreation Area, Ohio by Harlan D. Unrau Download PDF EPUB FB2

Cuyahoga Valley National Park is an American national park that preserves and reclaims the rural landscape along the Cuyahoga River between Akron and Cleveland in Northeast Ohio. The 32,acre ( sq mi; km 2) park is administered by the National Park Service, but within its boundaries are areas independently managed as city parks or private ogmaexpo.comon: Summit County & Cuyahoga County, Ohio.

The Ohio and Erie Canal was a canal constructed during the s and early s in ogmaexpo.com connected Akron with the Cuyahoga River near its outlet on Lake Erie in Cleveland, and a few years later, with the Ohio River near ogmaexpo.com also had connections to other canal systems in Pennsylvania.

The canal carried freight traffic from towhen the construction of railroads ended ogmaexpo.comon: Independence and, Valley View.

The Ohio & Erie Canal traveled through the Cuyahoga Valley on its way to connecting the Ohio River with Lake Erie. Wherever this man-made ditch went, change followed: change for the Cuyahoga Valley, the region, and the nation.

In the wake of the canal came prosperity, a national transportation system, and a national market economy. Ohio & Erie Canalway Coalition, Akron, OH. 2, likes · 40 talking about this · were here.

The Ohio & Erie Canalway Coalition is dedicated to completing the entire Towpath Trail by and /5(33). Ohio book also an affiliated unit of the National Park Service and work in partnership with Cuyahoga Valley National Park. These wonderful connections allow us to expand NPS programs, like the Passport Program, into our mile footprint.

We work with our iconic partner sites to act as official Ohio & Erie Canalway NPS Passport stops. History of the Ohio & Erie Towpath Trail The Towpath Trail follows the historic route of the Ohio & Erie Canal.

Before the canal was built, Ohio was a sparsely settled wilderness where travel was difficult and getting crops to market was nearly impossible. During the s and s, urban expansion threatened rural areas in northeastern Ohio, especially between Cleveland and Akron.

Facing pressure from local citizens and conservation groups to preserve the natural environment, the United States Congress and President Gerald Ford established the Cuyahoga Valley National Recreation Area in 19 reviews of Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation "Great park!.

There is a paved multi-sport trail that runs miles form Rockside in Independence to Old Harvard Road just off in Cleveland. The trail is hilly and curvy and fun to bike. At Rockside 5/5(19). A National Heritage Area. The Ohio & Erie Canalway is a National Heritage Area designated by Congress in to help preserve and celebrate the rails, trails, landscapes, towns and sites that grew up along the first miles of the canal that helped America and our nation grow.

The Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation stretches through the villages of Cuyahoga Heights and Valley View and other surrounding communities. The reservation follows a portion of its namesake, the historic mile Ohio and Erie Canal. Providing sustenance, power, transportation, and recreation, water draws people.

The idea is deftly played out along the Ohio & Erie Canalway, which is resplendent with water, including a number of lakes, the Cuyahoga River, and then, of course, the Ohio & Erie Canal.

The Ohio & Erie (O&E) Canal National Heritage Corridor, stretching miles from Cleveland to New Philadelphia, Ohio, celebrates the history and impact of the canal on Northeast Ohio. Although virtually no canal landscape features exist in Cleveland, nowhere is.

The OHIO AND ERIE CANAL, on the Ohio-Erie Canal, WRHS, Courtesy of Cuyahoga Valley National Recreation Area. After canal use and maintenance declined as railroad mileage increased. In the State of Ohio transferred ownership of 3 mi. of canal at the terminus to the city of Cleveland.

The weigh lock was relocated to S. Dille. For more information about recreational trails on the Canal Towpath in Cuyahoga, Summit, Stark and Tuscarawas counties, please visit the Ohio and Erie Canalway website.

Available for Purchase From the Ohio Geology Store: Geology along the towpath: Stones of the Ohio & Erie and Miami & Erie Canals, by Joseph T. Hannibal. Photo, Print, Drawing Ohio & Erie Canal, Links Lake Erie at Cleveland & Ohio River at Portsmouth, Peninsula, Summit County, OH. Enlarge the Ohio and Erie Canal forms the principal historical feature of the Cuyahoga Valley National Recreation Area.

(Library of Congress). Jan 07,  · The Cuyahoga Valley National Recreation Area is one of the best reasons to live in Northeast Ohio. There are a lot of activities to keep you busy four seasons of the year it's a great escape and the sites Trails wildlife and history of the area is truly a rich and rewarding experience.5/5().

Timothy Donovan and Rebecca Jones Macko talked about the Ohio and Erie Canal, a system made up of two canals built between and The canal was built to create a trade route from New York. Originally the site of Gray's Quarry, a gravel and sand pit, Indigo Lake came under the responsibilities of the National Park Service on December 27,with the creation of the Cuyahoga Valley National Recreation Area.

The pit was later filled with water by park service personnel to create what was subsequently called "Indigo Lake", which remains in place sustained by a constant supply of 2/5(2).

Hike the all-purpose trail along the Ohio and Erie Canal at this reservation near Cuyahoga Heights. Discover a great place to bird watch, fish, picnic and more. Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation Cuyahoga Heights, OH.

Driving Directions Experience the canal boat play area and bird viewing room. Oct 02,  · Within the boundaries of Cuyahoga Valley National Park the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail passes near the remnants of a full range of canal-related structures including lift locks, aqueducts, feeder canals, and various weirs, sluices, overflows, gates, and other devices used to /5(24).

State Boat #2 docked at Alexander's Mill (background building) at Lock 37 on the Ohio Erie Canal in Ohio & Erie Canal. was a big year for Ohio. On July 4, in St. Clairsville, opposite the old courthouse, groundbreaking ceremonies were being held for construction of the National Road in Ohio.

On the very same day, just south of.Photo, Print, Drawing Ohio & Erie Canal, Links Lake Erie at Cleveland & Ohio River at Portsmouth, Peninsula, Summit County, OH Drawings from Survey HAER OH About this Item Zoom in Zoom out Rotate right Fit screen Full expand.Oct 26,  · Less than 50 years ago Cuyahoga Valley National Park was a sprawling community of farms and small-scale factories in the Cuyahoga Valley.

Thanks to its natural beauty, intriguing fauna and flora and amazing story of habitat renewal, it was crowned as a National Park in Author: Lucy Woods.