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By Gay Morgan Moore

within the 50 years following the Civil warfare, Canton grew from a small farming group to a prosperous commercial urban, allotting items around the globe. town additionally turned a middle of political strength as attorney William McKinley rose from U.S. congressman and governor of Ohio to president of the USA. Following McKinley’s assassination, the town oversaw the construction of his enforcing memorial. even as, Canton electorate equipped hospitals, faculties, civic constructions, church buildings, houses, parks, or even one of many state’s biggest entertainment parks. alongside the best way, the pro soccer League, forerunner of the nationwide soccer League, was once created. This publication good points postcards of vital Canton websites in addition to a bankruptcy devoted to Myers Lake, the guts of activity in Canton for almost a hundred years.

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