The Daytripper Goes Thrifting at the ‘World’s Largest Flea Market’ in Canton

January 19, 2024 | By Chet Garner

To properly enjoy Canton, an East Texas town of 4,200 near Tyler, you should show up with two things: an empty car trunk and an empty belly.

The Whoopee Bowl in Far West Texas Is Flush With Stuff

February 2, 2022 | By Roberto José Andrade Franco

If you’ve ever driven on Interstate 10 in the westernmost part of Texas, a few minutes from New Mexico around Canutillo, you’ve probably seen it.

Small-Town Dispatches: The Vendors at Canton’s First Monday Trade Days Adapt to New Ways of Selling

May 5, 2020 | By Sarah Hepola

George Davis had spent his day loading a trailer for Canton or Round Top; he wasn’t sure which yet.

Find Stuff You Never Knew You Needed at the World’s Largest Public Flea Market in Canton

November 27, 2019 | By Sarah Hepola

Canton Trade Days

February 24, 2014 | By Lori Moffatt

The flea-market phenomenon known as Canton’s First Monday Trade Days dates to the 1850s, when traders brought dry goods , produce, and livestock to sell on the courthouse square.

A Foray into the Fray

February 21, 2014 | By

She was my last purchase of the day, though to say I bought her makes the whole thing sound tawdry and cheap.

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