Bill Richards, President of the Pickaway County Park District Board of Commissioners accepts the deed to Canal Park and the Towpath Trail from Charles Weaver, President of the Pickaway County Historical Society. The Historical Society graciously transferred ownership of the property to the Park District, as was originally envisioned when the Historical Society accepted the property from the state of Ohio many years ago. The Park District is now better situated to own and manage park lands in the county, therefore, the Historical Society felt it was now time to “get out of the park business” and to concentrate on the historical elements of this park and other sites in the county.
“The Park Board has made significant gains in 2015, and this transaction is a great way to celebrate” according to Richards. Other members of the park board are Pete Hartinger, Mike Hess, Marshall Fields and Tracie Sorvillo.
For more information on the Pickaway County Park District or the Pickaway County Historical Society, visit their websites at http://pickawaycountyparks.org, or http://www.pickawayhistory.org.
Pickaway parks receive improvement grants Six parks in Pickaway County will see much-needed facility improvements thanks to $4,900 in grants handed out by the Park District. The Board of Commissioners announced the Park and Trail Grants recipients on Monday.
Thank you Nicholas Hixon for helping the Pickaway County Park District forge their way with the trails with your Eagle Scout Project. It’s a fine kiosk and will help many as the Pickaway Trail develops. This photo was copied from the Cirlcleville Herald. See their news article and story of this young leader by clicking on the photo.
Thank you Nicholas Hixon and the Boy Scouts of America!!!