High School (former) Additions – Canton MS

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Description

Public Works Project Mississippi 110 enlarged the Canton High School. The addition added a gymnasium with stadium seating, 11 classrooms, library, study hall, dark room, music room and recital hall, club room, clinic, principal’s office, restrooms, athletic director’s office, janitorial and storage rooms (Mansell, 1998). The building has not been used for education purposes since 1969.

Source notes

Jones, J. A. (December 29, 1969). Pupils will find changes. Laurel Leader Call.

Mansell, J. (1998). Canton High School nomination form for National Register of Historic Places. Retrieved from http://www.apps.mdah.ms.gov/Public/prop.aspx?id=20635&view=facts&y=1114

Mississippi Department of Archives and History. Historic Resources Inventory database. Retrieved from http://www.apps.mdah.ms.gov/Public/prop.aspx?view=architectural

Project originally submitted by Susan Allen on October 27, 2014.

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Location Info


3380 N. Liberty Street
Canton, Mississippi 39046

Coordinates: 32.615689, -90.034845

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