Welcome to Your Past

The Marion County (Ohio) Historical Society
169 E. Church Street
Marion, Ohio 43302


Click Here for new Book by Randy Winland featuring Marion County Villages.


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From May through October the Museum hours are Wednesday-Sunday 1-4 PM. November & December the museum is open weekends from 1:00-4:00 PM. The museum will be closed in January and February 2017 and will re-open on March 4, 2017 on weekends.

Admission is Adults $6, Seniors $5, Child age 5 and over $3, under 5 free.  Linn School is $2 for adults and $1 for children.

Our office is open Monday-Friday from 9-4
Phone 740 – 387- 4255


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TimeCapsuleMarion County Courthouse Time Capsule from 1884 now at Heritage Hall.  Read about it here.

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TenCommandmentsTen Commandments now under custody of Historical Society. Click to read about it!

Thanks to the Marion Star for this article – subscribe to the Star here!


Looking for Lizzie
– now available in our store

Marion’s famous madam, Lizzie Lape of the White Dove on West Church Street is found in this fascinating, well researched book.   Author Debra Lape was interviewed on NPR Radio’s Sound of Applause with Dee Perry.

And watch Debra’s appearance at Heritage Hall recently:

PostcardHistoryMarionNew Book Available:
Marion in Postcards

CivilDefenseGale Martin Explains Civil Defense at Old Bomb Shelter
the Official Newsletter of the
Marion County Historical Society

HHSThe 1963 Harding Basketball Team – State Runnerup

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