“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 — Lincoln School est. 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

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