Remarkable Ohio


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1-66 Canal Park

Side A: The Ohio-Erie Canal, the most important development in the county’s early years, was started July 4, 1825 near Newark. The canal passed through Waverly along US 23 and portions of it can still be seen in Waverly today. Only four feet deep and bordered by tow paths with eight feet clearance, the 309 mile canal was completed in 1833 at a cost of more than $7 million.
Side B: Same
Sponsors: The City of Waverly, The Waverly Board of Parks and Recreation, and The Ohio Historical Society
Address: Canal Park on W. Emmitt Street/US 23, 
Location: US 23 across from Hernstein of Waverly Dealership
Latitude: 39.1257250
Longitude: -82.9880090