Canton, Mississippi

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Canton, Mississippi, USA

Attractions in Canton, Mississippi

Historic Homes & Buildings

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Howcott Monument, The
    East Academy Street, Canton, MS 39046
    601-859-1307, Visit this 20 foot gray obelisk by William Hill Howcott between 1894 and 1900. more info  map

Libraries & Research Centers

  • Madison County Public Library
    102 Priestley Street, Canton, MS 39046
    601-859-3202, A part of the Madison County Library System, which includes branches in Canton, Camden, Flora, Madison and Ridgeland, Mississippi, this public library in Canton is... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Canton Multicultural Center and Museum
    141 North Union Street, Canton, MS 39046
    Multimedia museum featuring an extensive exhibit on Sister Thea Bowman and over 50 videotaped interviews on topics such as slavery, civil rights, early African American... more info  map

  • Old Jail Museum
    234 East Fulton Street, Canton, MS 39046
    601-859-1307, This building was used for the county jail for over 90 years. more info  map

Tours & Cruises

  • Canton Movie Museums
    141 North Union Street, Canton, MS 39046
    601-859-1307, Sets and props of movies made in Canton, such as "My Dog Skip," "O Brother, Where Art Thou," and "A Time to Kill," can be viewed here. Movie Museum tickets can be... more info  map

  • Historic Home Tours
    Davis Crossing Road, Canton, MS 39046
    Canton Welcome Center
    601-859-1307, Tours of three beautiful historic homes take you back in time with historical furnishings and Southern charm. more info  map


Attractions in Canton

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