Reclaiming the Ohio & Erie Canal

As part of RiverSweep 2016, volunteers cleared brush to reveal the remnants of the Ohio & Erie Canal at Canal Basin Park.

The newly visible Canal nicely complements other improvements in the area, such as the Canal Basin Park Initial Greening Project

The view from the new benches at the Canal Basin Park Initial Greening

The view from the new benches at the Canal Basin Park Initial Greening

And the newly opened view of the Cuyahoga River heading towards Lake Erie

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The site of the former VanDuzer property

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The location of the freshly-cleared Ohio & Erie Canal

The Canal Basin Park Framework Plan calls for the former Canal, and the Canal Basin to be artistically and historically interpreted.

The historic turning basin

The historic Canal Basin



Reclaiming the Ohio & Erie Canal