Providence Metropark

From Infogalactic: the planetary knowledge core
Jump to: navigation, search
Providence Metropark
Type Regional park
Location Grand Rapids, Ohio
Coordinates Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found.

Providence Metropark is a regional park located near Grand Rapids, Ohio that is part of the Toledo Metroparks. The park contains mule-drawn canal boat rides on the Miami and Erie Canal and features canal lock 44, the only original functioning lock in the state of Ohio.[1]

The park also contains the Isaac Ludwig Mill which was built in 1866 over a two-year period. The mill was originally a sawmill powered by a water wheel, then later was converted to a grist mill in the 1880s driven by water turbines. Today, it functions as a living museum.

The park is connected by a walking trail to Bend View Metropark and Farnsworth Metropark.

References

External links