Leadership - The Wabash and Erie Canal


Board of Directors

  • Janet Ayres

  • Karen Bradshaw

  • Mac Carlisle

  • Linda Cooper

  • Frances French

  • Curtis Wayne Garrison

  • Steve Gray

  • Bill Lapcheska

  • Dan McCain

  • John Polles

  • Beverly Seese

immerse yourself in history at the wabash and erie canal

See the Interactive Map!

Get a closer look at Canal Park with our Interactive Map!

Group Tours

Group Tours

Reserve a time to bring your group, friends, or family down to the canal for learning and fun!
School Tours

School Tours

Make a reservation to bring your class to the canal for a fun and enriching experience.



Our beautiful and historic trails are OPEN! Learn more about the trails and get some fresh air.



It’s as important as it is a pleasure to learn about those who have come before us and all the brave and impressive things they did which led up to the modern world we live in today. Learn more from the Learning Center on our site, starting with Canal History.

Things to Do

Things to Do

Come one, come all! Whether you have a school group, an event that needs hosting, or you plan on making a day trip, there’s no shortage of fun activities, period architecture, and educational displays to keep you engaged and inspired during your time here.

Weddings & Events

Weddings & Events

Your wedding day is one of the most memorable and magical days of your life. Bring your family and your friends, and we’ll supply the atmosphere to make your big day one to remember with memories and photos full of old-world charm. Contact us to reserve the Chapel and Canal Boat.

Wabash & Erie Canal, Inc. Was Founded By

Robert Bradshaw
Thomas McCain
Phyllis Moore
David Hanna
Dennis McCouch
George Obear
Roseland McCain

Ralph Melin
Elizabeth Peterson
Joseph Peterson
John Temple
Wayne VanSickle
Ed Waymire
Faye Wood

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