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
"Most westerly Missouri town on Mississippi bank"
Founded May 30, 1830
First coeducational college west of Mississippi. Overlooks river bluffs.
Federal Lock . . . — — Map (db m150341) HM
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
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
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