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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.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 32° 36.798′ N, 90° 2.129′ 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 Highway 22), on the right when traveling south on North Liberty Street. Touch 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 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Madison County Movement ( within shouting distance of this marker); Grace Church ( about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hickory Street ( approx. 0.2 miles away); Club Desire ( approx. 0.8 miles away); Natchez Trace at Madisonville ( approx. 6.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map 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
Madison County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 1, 2017
3. Madison County Courthouse Marker
The marker can be seen in front of the right-most column of the courthouse.
Madison County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 1, 2017
4. Madison County Courthouse Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 18, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 10, 2006, by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 3,363 times since then and 49 times this year. Last updated on December 12, 2006, by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 10, 2006, by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota.   3, 4. submitted on July 14, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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