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Ohio & Erie Canal

Lock 26 – Pancake Lock

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During the spring of 1828, a flood caused the Furnace Run Culvert to fail and the canal to silt.

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Several canal boats ran aground and were stranded at this canal lock.

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As supplies ran low, canal passengers and the crew ate pancakes to survive.

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Lock 26 is right on the edge of Beaver Marsh, one of the haunted locations in the valley.

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