CANTON , acity and the
See also:county-seat of Stark county,
See also:Ohio, U.S.A., on Nimisillen Creek, 6o m . S. by E. of
See also:Cleveland . Pop . (189o) 26,189; (1900) 30,667, of whom 4018 were
See also:born;. and (2910) 50,217 . It is served by the Pennsylvania, the Baltimore & Ohio, and the
See also:Wheeling & Lake
See also:railways, and is connected by an interurban electric
See also:system with all the important cities and towns within a
See also:radius of 5o M . It lies at an
See also:elevation of about 1030 ft. above
See also:sea-level, in a wheat-growing region, in which bituminous
See also:limestone, and
See also:brick and
See also:clay abound .
See also:Meyer's Lake in the vicinity is a summer attraction . The
See also:principal buildings are the
See also:house, city
See also:hall, an auditorium with a seating capacity of 5000, a Masonic
See also:building, an
See also:temple, a Y.M.C.A. building and several handsome churches . On
See also:Hill, in West
See also:Lawn Cemetery, in a
See also:park 'of 26 acres—a site which
See also:McKinley had suggested for a monument to the soldiers and sailors of Stark county—there is a beautiful monument to the memory of McKinley, who lived in Canton . This memorial is built principally of
See also:Milford (Mass.) granite, with a
See also:bronze statue of the president, and with sarcophagi containing the bodies of the president and Mrs McKinley, and has a
See also:total height, from the first step of the approaches to its top, of 163 ft . 6 in., the
See also:mausoleum itself being 98 ft . 6 in. high and 78 ft .
9 in. indiameter; it was dedicated on the 3oth of
See also:September 1907, when an address was delivered by President
See also:Roosevelt . Another monument commemorates the
See also:American soldiers of the
See also:Spanish-American War . Among the city's manufactures are agricultural implements, iron bridges and other structural iron
See also:work, watches and
See also:steel, engines,
See also:safes, locks, cutlery, hardware, wagons, carriages, paving-bricks, furniture, dental and surgical chairs, paint and
See also:varnish, clay-working machinery and saw-
See also:mill machinery . The value of the factory product in 1905 was $10,591,143, being 1o.6 % more than the product value of 1900 . Canton was laid out as a
See also:town in 18o5, became the county-seat in 18o8, was incorporated as a
See also:village in 1822 and in 1854 was chartered as a city .
CANTO (from the Lat. cantus, a song)
CANTON (borrowed from the Ital. cantone, a corner o...
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