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Upcoming events

Field Trips

April 20 - 22, 2018  Canal Society of Ohio Spring Tour

 "Tracing the Ohio & Walhonding Canals: Newcomerstown to Mohawk Dam to Roscoe Village" 

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April 27 - 29, 2018  Spring Field Trip (Joint PCS and Canal Society of NYS)

 Delaware Canal, New Hope to Easton PA

Invitation Spring Field Trip 2018

Registration Spring Field Trip 2018





Special Programs

June 24, 2018

36th Annual Canal Day - Lock 60 at Schuylkill Canal Park, 400 Towpath Rd., Mont Clare, Pa, 610-917-8030,

The SCA invites the community to its 36th annual event.  At Lock 60 and St. Michael’s Park in Mont Clare, PA (right across the river from Phoenixville). This day full of family-oriented fun along the Schuylkill Canal Park includes food, music, kids' games & crafts, competitive activities such as the Schuylkill River Trail Run, the Canoe/Kayak 5-Mile Water Trail Race, and the international and world renown Canal Joust. The Canal Day $5/car donation will be accepted upon entering the access road from St. Michael’s Park to Lock 60. Please be advised, Towpath Road will be closed to vehicular traffic, starting at 8:30 AM until 5:00 PM, A handicap-accessible shuttle bus will bring people back and forth, free-of-charge, from the parking area all day.



September 10 - 12, 2018 

2018 World Canals Conference 2018 – Athlone Ireland - More at

Overlooking the mighty River Shannon, the longest navigable river in Ireland and the UK, Athlone is the perfect base in Ireland from which to explore the beauty of the country’s inland waterways. The two main canals the Grand Canal & the Royal Canal are within easy reach and provide first hand evidence of the regeneration that has taken place on these waterways, from commercial motorways to leisure byways. Ireland is proud to showcase the many restoration projects and the re-imagining of the waterways as linear parks & amenity spaces to cater for all lovers of water. A shining example of this is the Blueway concept.


October 14 - 16, 2018 

2018 New York State Canal Conference – More at

Registration starts in April.   The 2018 conference will celebrate the role that New York Harbor has played in the success of the State’s historic inland waterway system. As New York State continues to celebrate the Erie Canal Bicentennial, New York Harbor is the perfect venue to commemorate the Centennial of the Erie Barge Canal.

NYS Canal Conference Announcement



Pa. Canal Society C/O Emrick Technology Center 2750 Hugh Moore Park Rd. Easton, Pa 18042