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Upcoming events

Field Trips

October 19 - 21, 2018 - More at www.canalsocietyohio/october-joint-fall-tour.html

Fall Tour - Joint Canal Society of Ohio and PCS - Portage Lakes to the Portage Summit. Based in Akron, OH at the Holiday Inn at Arlington Rd. & I-77, this all-day bus tour will explore the Portage Lakes and other lakes relating to the Ohio & Erie Canal at the north-south continental divide, and finish at the summit of the Pennsylvania & Ohio Canal in Ravenna.

Invitation and Registration for Fall Field Trip 2018





Special Programs

Sunday October 21, 2018  (rain date October 28th)

Walnutport Canal Festival – Noon to 6 PM - Walnutport, PA on a watered section of the old Lehigh Navigation, with locktender’s house and locks.  Free admission, free parking, free entertainment, food, crafts and demonstrations with fun for all ages.



September 10 - 12, 2018 

2018 World Canals Conference 2018 – Athlone Ireland - More at

Overlooking the mighty River Shannon, the longest navigable river in Ireland and the UK, Athlone is the perfect base in Ireland from which to explore the beauty of the country’s inland waterways. The two main canals the Grand Canal & the Royal Canal are within easy reach and provide first hand evidence of the regeneration that has taken place on these waterways, from commercial motorways to leisure byways. Ireland is proud to showcase the many restoration projects and the re-imagining of the waterways as linear parks & amenity spaces to cater for all lovers of water. A shining example of this is the Blueway concept.


October 14 - 16, 2018 

2018 New York State Canal Conference – More at

The 2018 conference will celebrate the role that New York Harbor has played in the success of the State’s historic inland waterway system. As New York State continues to celebrate the Erie Canal Bicentennial, New York Harbor is the perfect venue to commemorate the Centennial of the Erie Barge Canal.

CSNYS 2018-10-14 Canal Conference Registration Announcement 6418.pdf



Pa. Canal Society C/O Emrick Technology Center 2750 Hugh Moore Park Rd. Easton, Pa 18042