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A tribute to my faithful servant and friend, Willis Howcott, a colored boy of rare loyalty and faithfulness, whose memory I cherish with deep gratitude.
Loyal, faithful, true, were each and all of them.
Erected by W.H. Howcutt …
Capt. Addison Harvey
Born June 1837,
Killed April 9, 1865.
Just as the country's flag was furled forever, death saved him the pain of defeat.
Long since has beat the last tattoo
Disbanded are the 'Gray' and 'Blue'
And peace reigns now wh…
In Memoriam The Confederate Dead
The cause may perish, but the memory of noble deeds survives.
Erected by the Ladies Memorial Association of Canton, Miss, April 26, 1881. Mrs. Charles Handy, President
Two miles north, on banks of Leaf River. Famous as the first county seat of Perry County and site of trial of the famous outlaw, James Copeland. Served also as U.S. land office.
Architecturally distinctive 19th century penal facility. Jailers quarters in front; cell black in rear. Built 1870 by Valentine Warner and architect C.W. Oates. Jail closed in 1969.
Built as the home of Dr. James Priestley, one of Canton's early physicians and first postmaster, the Priestley House is a 19th-century Greek Revival-style home constructed ca. 1852. The house remained in the Priestley family until the early 1990s.…
Dr. Rush Nutt, who built Laurel Hill Plantation about 1815, is known for his agricultural and scientific study for initiating improvements in agricultural implements and techniques and for his civic contributions in early statehood days in Mississ…
8.8 Miles to KINGSTONFirst Protestant SettlementIn Mississippi Territory 1773.Dedicated 1955 byThe National Society Of The Colonial Dames of America In The State Of Mississippi.
This Cannon Was Taken From The Defenses At
SANTIAGO De CUBA1898
E. 8 mi. Settled, 1773 by N. Jersey pioneers led by Richard and Samuel Swayze. Latter formed Congregational church, reputedly the first Protestant church in state.