Lock Tender's House and Inn

7104 Canal Rd., Valley View, Ohio

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Photo taken by Jim Allen in May 2014

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Description 

This inn is at the Ohio & Erie Canal's Lock 38. Once known as Hell's Half Acre, it is now a Cuyahoga Valley National Park visitor center. 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
79000293
Architectural styles
Mid 19th Century Revival: Exotic Revival; Other architectural type; Classical Revival
Areas of significance
Commerce; Transportation; Exploration/Settlement; Architecture
Level of significance
State
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic function
Single dwelling
Current function
Single dwelling
Period of significance
1825-1849
Significant year
ca. 1830

Update Log 

  • May 31, 2014: Updated by Jim Allen: Added description
  • May 29, 2014: Updated by Jim Allen: Refined coordinates

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