The Ohio & Erie Canalway was renewed as a National Heritage Area, what does this mean?

The National Defense Authorization Act passed by the Senate 12/12/14 extended a prior authorization sunset date for the Ohio & Erie Canalway National Heritage Area for an additional 7 years. (read more) Many programs have such sunset dates. Here’s how it works for us. Our original authorizing legislation (1996) included both a sunset date and […]

Towpath Trail FAQ

Does the Towpath Trail follow the original alignment of the Ohio & Erie Canal? Yes.  And No.. The goal of the Towpath Trail is to follow the historic alignment whenever possible and practical.  There are some situations that require modifying its route to provide a safe visitor experience. In Summit County, the Towpath veers from […]