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With its own hospital, privately endowed public library, community college, exceptional park district, top-rated school district, historic downtown, businesses to service your needs and access to Fulton County’s expansive outdoor activities; Canton offers everything you need to live, raise a family, work, retire, learn, and play!

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Donate to the Holiday Light Show
Donate to the Holiday Light Show

The Canton Area Chamber of Commerce has teamed up with the Lindsey Light Show to bring a new show to Big Creek Park this November and December Have you heard that the Canton Area Chamber has teamed up with the Lindsey Light Show to create a new Holiday Light Show for Canton and our surrounding […]

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Plow Replicas and Final Plow Share at IH
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. […]

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Cemetery Walk “Echoes of the Past”
Cemetery Walk “Echoes of the Past”

Cemetery Walk “Echoes of the Past” At the Cemetery Walk participants walk from headstone to headstone and are met by local performers who portray selected individuals interred in Canton’s Greenwood Cemetery by recounting key episodes of their lives. To be portrayed this fall are two brave young men who gave their lives during the Vietnam […]

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Scenic Drive – Canton Jones Park
Scenic Drive – Canton Jones Park

Visit our Canton Jones Park location! October 1st & 2nd, 8th & 9th! Vendors, Food, Music & Entertainment, Historical Sites & Displays, and Guidebooks can all be found in Canton! See lists below for more information! Join us in Canton for the Spoon River Valley Scenic Driver Fall Festival and other communities through-out Fulton County! […]

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Vendors Needed! Scenic Drive – Jones Park
Vendors Needed! Scenic Drive – Jones Park

Spoon River Valley Scenic Driver Vendors needed for Jones Park! October 1st & 2nd, 8th & 9th! The setting in downtown Canton is an intimate venue where your merchandise can truly be appreciated. We are always looking for vendors to sell handmade items, crafts, genuine collectibles, antiques, primitives, plants, flowers, candles, jewelry, and other similar […]

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