The Buckeye Chapter was founded in 1979. It is one of the oldest chapters the Antique & Classic Boat Society. Buckeye Lake in Ohio has a long and rich history of being a vacation play-land and boating center.
In the early 1900’s, numerous amusement parks were around the lake and small passenger steamers often plied the waters transporting people to the various events locations.
Many of the earliest launches and runabouts of the day could have been seen on Buckeye Lake waters.