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Canal History

Read in horror, oh the humanity…

Click on the link below to read an 1892 Canal Boat Story. NewCastle – Goshen – Beidler Canal Boat LuLu Incident…   You will need the free Adobe Acrobat Reader program. Get Adobe Acrobat Reader – Click Here

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Picture near Goshen/Beidler, Ohio?

Picture near Goshen/Beidler, Ohio. Can anyone identify this location and house? Notice the horse and buggy plus a canal boat!

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State of Ohio Canal Stock Certificate

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Canal Put Goshen on the Map (from Recollections of a Community Part 1, page 3)

¬†Ohio and Eric Canal Lock No. 14 at Goshen was one of the most photographed of all the canal locks because its location was so picturesqe. Enterprising photographers during the canal era often took pictures of canal boats passing through the lock, often called Newcastle Lock. It still exists and is located along Rt. 416, … Continue reading »

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