Canal Boat LbNA # 21132
|Placed Date||Mar 30 2006|
Bring: pen or pencil, compass, stamp pad
CURRENTLY MISSING - Hope to find new location at this park. The tree was distroyed and will replace stamp sometime soon.
How could the history of Hebron or the National Road be complete without mentioning the Ohio-Erie Canal? This area was a main Canal area. The roads and basins within town are named by this once existent canal system. North of Hebron were Rt 79 enters town the channel for the Canal can be seen as it veers off from the Canal bed that Rt 79 lies on top of. Look in a southwesternly direction from McDonald's. As it flowed into town from the north it reached the basin area (thus Basin Street) where our wonderful Fire Department sits today. The Hebron Canal Park off South High Street to the east and Cumberland Street (named after the National Road) to the west is an area that was underwater at the time of the canal era.
Today the park is host to many who use its open space to practice ball or simply hang out with a treat from our famous Haymen's Dairy Bar. Parking can be found off Cumberland Street.
CANAL BOAT is not hard to find. Along the east end of the park are two small white bridges. Stand in the middle of the south one and take a reading of 120 degrees. Spot a hole in that direction and CANAL BOAT will be waiting there. Be stealthy here. You are in the open area.
After logging in cross the other bridge to Haymen's (during March through November anyways) for a treat. Enjoy the hunt.
Let me know if you find the boat.