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St. Marys in Auglaize County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Miami and Erie Canal

Lock 13

 

—Ohio Dept. Natural Resources, Division of Water —

 
Miami and Erie Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
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 13
<- .1 mile Canal Tumble
.1 mile Lock 12 ->

 
Erected by Ohio Dept. Natural Resources, Division of Water.
 
Location. 40° 32.603′ N, 84° 23.241′ W. Marker is in St. Marys, Ohio, in Auglaize County. Marker can be reached from East Spring Street (Route 29) near South Chestnut Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. This historical marker is located in a downtown community park that is located off of West South Street between West Chestnut Street and the St. Marys River. The historical marker is physically situated just north of the east end of a covered bridge, along the south side of the Miami and Erie Canal,in the area of the park that is located between the St. Marys River and the Miami and Erie Canal. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Marys OH 45885, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The "Short Level" of the Miami and Erie Canal (here, next to this marker); Saint Marys River (a few steps from this marker); Fort St. Marys / Fort Barbee / Girty Town
Miami and Erie Canal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, April 6, 2010
2. Miami and Erie Canal Marker
View of historical marker situated in the city park along the south side of the canal, with downtown commercial buildings lining the north side of the canal in the background, along with a replica of a canal boat.
(approx. ¼ mile away); Fort St. Marys (approx. 0.4 miles away); Grand Lake Saint Marys (approx. 1.6 miles away); Broadwell Mill (approx. 3.4 miles away); Plank Road (approx. 4.8 miles away); New Knoxville: The Ladbergen Kinship (approx. 5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Marys.
 
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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 site of Lock 13 and Canal Tumble.
Miami and Erie Canal image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, April 6, 2010
4. Miami and Erie Canal
View looking south of site of Lock 13 and Canal Tumble.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 1, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 950 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 1, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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