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Delphos in Allen County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Miami and Erie Canal

Lock 24

 

—Ohio Dept. Natural Resources, Division of Water —

 
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By Dale K. Benington, April 6, 2010
1. Miami and Erie Canal Marker
Inscription.
Ohio Dept. Natural Resources
Division of Water
Miami and Erie Canal

Lock 24
<- .4 mile to
Jennings Creek
.8 mile Lock 23 ->

 
Marker series. This marker is included in the The Miami & Erie Canal marker series.
 
Location. 40° 51.408′ N, 84° 20.433′ W. Marker is in Delphos, Ohio, in Allen County. Marker is on North Main Street 0.2 miles south of Gessner Road. Touch for map. This historical marker is located along the west side of the Miami and Erie Canal which runs parallel along the west side of the road. The historical marker is right next to canal lock #24. There is a recreational field just southwest of this historical marker and what looks like a water treatment plant to the northwest of the marker. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1569 North Main Street, Delphos OH 45833, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Miami and Erie Canal / Delphos (approx. 0.7 miles away); Leslie C. Peltier (approx. 0.9 miles away); Fort Jennings (approx. 3.9 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Jennings (approx. 4.1 miles away); a
Miami and Erie Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, April 6, 2010
2. Miami and Erie Canal Marker
View looking south, towards the village of Delphos, of canal lock #24 and of the Miami & Erie Canal. Historical marker can be seen on the high ground to the right of the canal lock.
different marker also named The Miami and Erie Canal (approx. 5.4 miles away); Lincoln Highway (approx. 7.6 miles away); Anthony Wayne's March Across Van Wert County / Venedocia Village (approx. 8 miles away); Venedocia War Memorial (approx. 8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Delphos.
 
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Miami and Erie Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, April 6, 2010
3. Miami and Erie Canal Marker
View looking north of Lock #24.
Miami and Erie Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, April 6, 2010
4. Miami and Erie Canal Marker
View looking south towards the north end of lock #24, showing the boat lock on the right and the spillway on the left.
Miami and Erie Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, April 6, 2010
5. Miami and Erie Canal Marker
View looking north of what was the canal lock spillway on the right and a partial view of the canal lock on the left.
Miami and Erie Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, April 6, 2010
6. Miami and Erie Canal Marker
View looking north, from the east side of the canal, of the partial lock spillway on the right and of the boat lock on the left.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 10, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,842 times since then and 91 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 10, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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