Accessing the Park
Visitors may park at the north entrance to the area, located at 4300 Lock Two Road. Access to the area for walkers and bicyclists is also available from the towpath along the Miami-Erie Canal on the east side of the area. A foot-bridge has been put in place to provide access from North Lock Two Road on the east side of the area.
Memorials and Amenities
Portable Restroom Facility
Adirondack-style shelter with 4 wooden bunkbeds
Kuenning Homestead Memorial
This memorial marks the former location of the Kuenning family’s home. Robert and Thomas Kuenning, who served in World War II, were both born in that home. The property remained in the Kuenning family for four generations until it was transferred to the New Bremen Foundation in 2005 by Tom Kuenning Jr. in memory of his father.
World War II Memorial
This memorial is based on the National World War II Memorial in Washington D.C. The concept and design was a collaboration between Jim Dicke II and John Freytag. The bronze wreath featured on the memorial was commissioned by artist, Holly Branstner.
Civil War Memorial
The concept for this memorial came from Mark Manuel and is based on Ohio’s memorial in the Vicksburg Civil War Park in Mississippi. This memorial honors the Civil War Veterans of Company C.
“Our debt to the heroic men and valiant women in the service of our country can never be repaid; they have earned our undying gratitude. America will never forget their sacrifices.” Harry S. Truman