Kathy Fernandez has lived in Zoar and worked for the Ohio Historical Society there since 1975. She discusses the formation of the Ohio & Erie Canalway Coalition and its role in getting the canal designated a national heritage area in 1996. She also discusses congressman Ralph Regula's vision for the canal in the 1960s. She notes the challenges that had to be overcome to win support for canal improvements.
Fernandez, Kathy (interviewee)
Bennett, Jeff (interviewer)
Rivers Roads and Rails 2008
"Kathy Fernandez Interview, 2008" (2008). Cleveland Regional Oral History Collection. Interview 517073.
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