Lock No. 39 and Spillway

Canal Rd., Valley View, Ohio

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Looking upstream

Photo taken by Jim Allen in May 2014

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Description 

This lock is on a section of the Ohio & Erie Canal between Akron & Cleveland, located within the Cuyahoga National Park. The canal once connected Lake Erie at Cleveland with the Ohio River at Portsmouth.

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 11, 1979
Reference number
79000292
Areas of significance
Commerce; Engineering; Transportation; Exploration/Settlement
Level of significance
State
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Structure
Historic function
Water-related
Current function
Park
Period of significance
1825-1849
Significant years
1825; 1827
Number of properties
Contributing structures: 2

Update Log 

  • May 31, 2014: Updated by Jim Allen: Added description

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