Lock No. 31

Also known as: Lonesome Lock
200 ft. E of Cuyahoga River and approx. 0.5 mi. S of Ohio Turnpike, Peninsula, Ohio

Photos 

Remains of Lock No. 31

Looking downstream

Photo taken by Jim Allen in August 2014

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Description 

This lock is on the Ohio & Erie Canal, which once connected Lake Erie at Cleveland with the Ohio River at Portsmouth. It is located within the Cuyahoga Valley National Park.

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 11, 1979
Reference number
79000307
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

Update Log 

  • August 21, 2014: Updated by Jim Allen: Added description

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