Career path and list of duties operating 33,000 acre park with 127 miles of trail. Describes early reclamation and preservation of towpath, trails and tourist sites. Visitor Center and Locks restoration under direction of John Debo, with gov't support from Regula and Seiberling. Outline of work to restore Towpath Trail, bridge, other trail features, Gleason Farm, Evert Village. Great Flood of 2003. Remediation of flood damage to Visitor Centers. Importance of volunteerism, John Debo.
Perry, Dean (interviewee)
Nigro, Anthony (interviewer)
Rivers Roads and Rails 2008
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"Dean Perry Interview, 24 June, 2008" (2008). Cleveland Regional Oral History Collection. Interview 517056.