Canton, MACanton mainstreet

Area: 19.6 sq miles (50.76 km²)
Population: 20,775 (2000)
15 miles southwest of downtown Boston

MBTA:  MBTA commuter rail trains on the Providence/Stoughton Line pass through Canton

Paul Revere built the nation's first Copper Rolling Mill in Canton in 1801. His poem entitled "Canton Dale" expresses his affection for the town. Canton is the birthplace of the Rising Sun Stove Polish Company, founded by Elijah Morse, a wealthy merchant and creator of the pot-belly stove. The Reebok Athletic Headquarters are located in Canton, MA. Other spots to check out are: Massachusetts Audubon Society and the Eleanor Cabot Bradley Estate.

Notable Neighbors:
NFL football player Randy Moss.
James B. Sumner, co-recipient of 1946 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

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Massachusetts Production Coalition

  • 495 Turnpike Street
  • c/o High Output, Inc.
  • Canton, MA 02021
  • 617-444-9408
  • Neighborhood: New England


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  • Neighborhood: Citywide


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