Please note that when
you access the links below, you are preparing to exit the local history web site as
maintained by the Shelby County Historical Society (SCHS). While we welcome the
opportunity to provide you with additional information on a particular topic, please note
that SCHS cannot control the accuracy of materials created and maintained by other
organizations. If you want to link, or have suggestions for other research
sites to include on this subject, please let us know.
We do welcome your ideas!
||Ohio & Erie Canal National Heritage
Corridor covers an area that stretches nearly 90 miles, paralleling the canals built in
the early 1800s to connect Lake Erie to the Ohio River. Access this site to learn
about the trail.
||There is a history of Ohio's canal system,
maps and survey plats, etc., on this site maintained by the department of natural
|Traveling Through Time
||The Shelby County Historical Society's archive
of articles on local canal history.
Register of Historic Places
||The Nation's official list of 70,000 cultural
resources worthy of preservation.
||This web site contains thousands of
informational pages and images documenting Ohio's history.
||The Ohio Public Library Information Network
maintains an online catalogue/search index for prominent Ohioans - be they writers,
musicians, and/or other artists. Network is searchable by topic.
'Canal' segment written in December, 1998 by Rich Wallace
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