Plow Replicas and Final Plow Share at IH

Plow Replicas and Final Plow Share at IH Several one-of-a-kind miniature plows and a plow blade have recently been donated and are on display. A donor’s Uncle hand-crafted two plows to scale. IH plant manager Jack Pollitt who oversaw the closing of IH in 1983 was gifted the final plow share produced in the plant. […]

Posted: August 25, 2022 | View More »

Vintage Nesbitt’s Soda Pop Machine Donated!

Vintage Nesbitt’s soda pop machine from Miller’s Bottling Works and the Canton Hotel There’s a new display at the Canton Area Heritage Center with ties to two former family-owned Canton businesses.  It’s a bright orange Nesbitt’s soda pop machine that dates back to the early 1940’s.  Nesbitt’s was known nationally throughout the 20th century for […]

Posted: July 20, 2021 | View More »

Glacial Golf – Register Now!

Glacial Golf – Putt-Putt Golf Tournament! Canton Main Street “Glacial Golf” fundraiser is back! This year’s event, will be held on Saturday, February 18th, from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. This progressive putt-putt golf tournament takes place at eleven local bars, with prizes awarded for Best Score, Best Dressed Team, Best Golf Hole Design and […]

Posted: December 28, 2022 | View More »

Art on Main Fine Arts Festival Applications Open

Art on Main Applications Open Be an artist at the 10th Anniversary show for Art on Main! Applications for the Canton Art on Main Fine Arts Festival are now open for submission! Join us in Celebrating our 10th Anniversary in 2023!  Situated in Canton, Illinois’s downtown Jones Park, this annual Fine Arts Festival, hosted by Canton Main Street and held during the first full […]

Posted: January 26, 2023 | View More »