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Canton in Madison County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Madison County Courthouse

 
 
Madison County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Roger Dean Meyer, April 3, 2006
1. Madison County Courthouse Marker
Inscription. This Greek Revival courthouse has served as Madison County's seat of government since its construction, 1854–58. Canton, incorporated in 1836, is the fourth county seat of Madison Co., which was created in 1828.
 
Erected 1977 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Location. 32° 36.79′ N, 90° 2.108′ W. Marker is in Canton, Mississippi, in Madison County. Marker is at the intersection of North Liberty Street (U.S. 51) and East Peace Street (Mississippi Route 22), on the right when traveling south on North Liberty Street. Click for map. Located in front of the east doorway to the old Madison County Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Canton MS 39046, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hickory Street (approx. 0.2 miles away); Club Desire (approx. mile away); Natchez Trace at Madisonville (approx. 6.9 miles away); Tupelo–Baldcypress Swamp (approx. 9.9 miles away); West Florida Boundary (approx. 10.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Canton.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Madison County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Roger Dean Meyer, April 3, 2006
2. Madison County Courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 3,321 times since then and 7 times this year. Last updated on , by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
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