Scenic Scioto Heritage Trail
— Ohio Byway —Lock 48 is part of the extensive Ohio & Erie Canal that was constructed between 1825 and 1847. The canal provided a water route between the East Coast and the Gulf of Mexico and gave a reliable form of transporation for Ohio's agricultural product's [sic] and natural resources. After 1855 the railroads began to impact the canal and in 1913 the canal system came to an abrupt end. However, the Ohio & Erie Canal played an important role in the United States economy at a time when our country was establishing iteslf as a new nation.
|Placed By||Ohio Department of Transportation|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 2:36am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 324893 N 4301617|
|Decimal Degrees||38.84596667, -83.01775000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 50.758', W 83° 1.065'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 50' 45.48" N, 83° 1' 3.90" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 50 Crystal Dr, Lucasville OH 45648, US|
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