Lonesome Lock Near Cleveland Is An Abandoned Canal Era Site... And A Place Of Legend
By Nikki Rhoades|Published October 18, 2021
Nikki is a lifelong Ohioan with a love for literature. She holds a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Akron and has enjoyed publishing her written work since 2007. She has a love of travel and does so frequently, though she believes that home is where the heart is — she continues to work in and around Cleveland as a digital content specialist to this day, working on everything from commercial scripts and social media posts to grassroots marketing initiatives.
Here in Northeast Ohio, taking a trip through time isn’t too hard at all. There are all sorts of places that offer a window to the area’s rich history, but few places are quite as fascinating as the Towpath Trail. This route was once walked by mules pulling passenger ships between 1827 and 1913, and the old canal alongside its stretch was once busy. Of course, a flood shut the historic canal down for good, and today much of it is in ruin. Today, we’re going to explore one of the spookiest haunted locks near Cleveland. History and legend interact in this almost mythical place in the National Park. Check it out:
When you spot one of the most haunted locks near Cleveland, you just might feel a chill creep up your spine. Whether or not it is actually haunted, people truly did suffer digging canals during the era of expansion in the U.S.