“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Lewis County Missouri Historical Markers

<i>Side B:</i> Canton Marker image, Touch for more information
By Bill Kirchner, April 18, 2012
Side B: Canton Marker
Missouri (Lewis County), Canton — Canton
Side A: Here on the Mississippi, where wooded hills rise above the plains along the river, Edward White, Robert Sinclair, and Isaac Bland founded Canton, probably named for Canton, Ohio, in February of 1830. On the pioneer Salt River . . . — Map (db m55407) HM
Missouri (Lewis County), Canton — History Along The Mississippi River Parkway
Canton, Missouri "Most westerly Missouri town on Mississippi bank" Founded May 30, 1830 — Culver-Stockton First coeducational college west of Mississippi. Overlooks river bluffs. Established 1853 — Federal Lock . . . — Map (db m150341) HM
Missouri (Lewis County), Canton — Lincoln Schoolest. 1880 — Placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983 —
Lincoln School was established in 1880 to provide education for African-American children in the Canton area. It served that purpose until 1955. One of a handful of red brick school houses of it's kind, it remains as a tribute to rural education in . . . — Map (db m55406) HM
Missouri (Lewis County), La Grange — La Grange Artesian Well
This well, 800 feet deep, was drilled in 1887 in search for fuel to fire large local steel rolling mill. Its bottled waters were famous in early 1900's, and shipped commercially pause to refresh. "Know therefore this day, and . . . — Map (db m150199) HM
Missouri (Lewis County), La Grange — La Grange Missouri
Founded 1832 in Marion County after Lewis County was formed LaGrange became a part of Lewis County in 1833 — Map (db m150198) HM
Missouri (Lewis County), La Grange — LaGrange on the River
(front side) Originally a milling settlement known as Wyaconda, the town named LaGrange was settled by John S. Marlow in 1828, and incorporated as a city in Marion County in 1832. A popular steamboat landing until after the Civil War, . . . — Map (db m150196) HM

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May. 29, 2020