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Becoming Canal Winchester

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Becoming Canal Winchester

On October 1, 1811, having made “full payment of the South East Quarter of Section number Thirty of Township number Fifteen, in Range number Twenty,” Henry Douve received the land parcel that would eventually become the City of Canal Winchester—and the 84 acres that will become the city’s newest public park.

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Evening Sports

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Evening Sports

One field of the baseball core is lighted for long-term use throughout the fall and spring.

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Parking

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Parking

Parking areas are naturally embedded in the park plan and will provide convenience coupled with safety.

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Events Nestled in Nature

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Events Nestled in Nature

The planned events center opens up to the creek with a beautiful balconey. Alongside the event center is an outdoor amphitheater.

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Event Center

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Event Center

The Canal Winchester community will gain a year-round event center for corporate gatherings, weddings, reunions, and other large groups. The beautiful building echoes the natural beauty surrounding it and reminds visitors of the land’s farming history.

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Maintaining Heritage

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Maintaining Heritage

In the baseball diamond area, a concessions stand modeled after a grain silo harkens back to the days the land was farmed.

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