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