Lonesome Lock Near Cleveland Is An Abandoned Canal Era Site… And A Place Of Legend

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.

Are you a fan of local history? This area has all sorts of gems worth exploring, including the remains of an old company town and a dump site that contributed to the area’s legendary “Helltown” status.

Address: Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail, Peninsula, OH, USA