Dan Rice, president and CEO of the Ohio and Erie Canal Coalition, briefed the Newcomerstown Rotary Club of the coalition's work on the National Heritage Canalway.

The Ohio and Erie Canal stretches 110 miles from Cleveland to New Philadelphia. As a National Heritage Area, it represents the history along the canal and its contribution to the country's development.

Rice showed how the trail in our area ties into other trails located in our part of Ohio. More information can be found on their website www.ohioeriecanal.org.