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Possible 19th Century Canal Boat Remnants Found In Buckeye Lake

Wooden pieces believed to be part of a canal boat that sank in 1850 have been uncovered from the bottom of Buckeye Lake as crews work to replace its deteriorating dam.  The Greater Buckeye Lake Historical Society says the pieces are from the Black Diamond, though that's not officially confirmed.  According to local lore, the vessel hit an obstruction and went down along the lake's north bank while hauling tons of coal to a mill. The crew got safely to shore. The pieces were found as workers construct a stability barrier in front of the 4.1-mile dam.

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