Presidents and First Ladies - 2011 Dinner

Welcome to Your Past

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

The Museum is OPEN Wednesday through Sunday from April through October. Admission is Adults $5, Seniors $4, Child age 5 and over $2, 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

You can take our virtual tour of the museum anytime by clicking here!


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2015 Blast from the Past Announced!

WhatsTheBuzz-2015Click the bee to find out!



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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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