A street in the city of Canton.

Canton

A street in the city of Canton.

"CANTON. The French word for corner. It is a small square figure, generally placed at the dexter chief of the shield, as in the annexed example." -Hall, 1862

Canton

"CANTON. The French word for corner. It is a small square figure, generally placed at the dexter chief…

"The canton is a square part of the escutcheon, usually occupying about one-eighth of the field; it is placed over the chief at the dexter side of the shield: it may be charged, and when this is the case, its size may be increased. The canton represents the banner of the ancient Knights Banneret. The canton in the example is marked A." -Hall, 1862

Canton Ordinary

"The canton is a square part of the escutcheon, usually occupying about one-eighth of the field; it…

The tomb of President William McKinley in Canton, Ohio.

Tomb of President McKinley

The tomb of President William McKinley in Canton, Ohio.

The home of President William McKinley in Canton, Ohio.

Home of William McKinley

The home of President William McKinley in Canton, Ohio.

The Argent Ordinary has a canton (corner) sable (black) on the dexter side (right side).

Argent Ordinary

The Argent Ordinary has a canton (corner) sable (black) on the dexter side (right side).