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March 2019

A Night at Heritage Hall

March 23 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Heritage Hall, 169 E. Church St
Marion, OH 43302 United States
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$3.50 – $7.00

The Marion County Historical Society will present the 13th Annual “A Night at Heritage Hall”  on Friday evening March 22 and Saturday evening March 23, 2019.  Tour times are 7-9 pm both evenings Courageous participants explore the dimly lit museum with flashlights, meet historic personalities and discover many new things about the past as they travel among exhibits throughout the historic 1910 era Federal Post Office that spring to life to tell their stories.For Marion County Historical Society members, pre-registration is $3.50 per person;   tickets at…

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April 2019

Time Traveller’s Faire

April 27 @ 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tri-Rivers Career Center, 2222 Marion-Mt Gilead Rd
Marion, OH 43302 United States
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$5.00

Come join us at Tri-Rivers Career Center in Marion, Ohio on Saturday April 27th, 2019 from noon until 5:00 PM for an afternoon of entertainment, socialization, and fun as we celebrate historys past, present and future! Come one and come all, activities for everyone and a unique Vaudeville Variety Show awaits you at this year’s TimeTravellers’ Faire! Come and bear witness to a medicine show among other acts of great talent. Meet Queen Elizabeth I, and join her for a…

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May 2019

Museum Open Regular Hours

May 1 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Heritage Hall, 169 E. Church St
Marion, OH 43302 United States
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May through October the  hours are Wednesday-Sunday 1-4 PM. November & December the museum is open weekends from 1:00-4:00 PM. Adults $6, Seniors $5, Child age 5 and over $3, under 5 free.

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Linn School Opens for the Season

May 4 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Linn School
$1.00 – $2.00

Linn School is located approximately two miles north of Marion on Route 4. The one-room schoolhouse was built in 1897, and served students up to the eighth grade.  It was rescued and restored  through the partnership of the purchasers and donors, Merle and Oliver Hamilton, the Marion Historical Society, and Quality Masonry Company, Inc. of Marion, Ohio, and in 2002 was donated to the Marion County Historical Society. Questions can be directed to  Marion County Historical Society, 740-387-4255. Admission to…

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Rummage Sale

May 11 @ 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Heritage Hall, 169 E. Church St
Marion, OH 43302 United States
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Open to the public! All proceeds from the Marion County Historical Society Rummage Sale benefit our archives program. Come out and help us preserve history! Sale will take place at Heritage Hall in the Auditorium at  169, East Church Street, Marion, OH 43302.

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Lunch with the Presidents

May 30 @ 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Tri, 2222 Marion-Mt Gilead Rd
Marion, OH 43302 United States
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$25.00

Step back in time as you dine with various past Presidents of the United States.Enjoy a buffet lunch featuring favorite foods of the Presidents followed by a short presentation by each of the Presidents . Tickets are $25.00 per person Thursday, May 30, 2019 11:30 am - 1:30 pm At Tri-Rivers Career Center Auditorium All proceeds benefit the Marion County Historical Society. Tour Groups are welcome. Any tour group cancellations must be made ONE month prior to the event to…

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July 2019

Log House and Smokehouse, MCHS Bake Sale

July 1 @ 10:00 AM - July 6 @ 4:00 PM

Stop by when you are at the Marion County Fair in July and visit our Log House and Smokehouse. Daily Activities 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p. m. Log cabin open 12 noon – 4:00 p.m. Visit Marion’s past with hands on activities for young and old alike! Tour the c.1851 log House and see what life would have been like living as a pioneer. Enjoy daily activities such as wool dying, storytelling or visiting with historic characters. Special Event Donation…

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August 2019

First Ladies Luncheon

August 10 @ 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Tri-Rivers Career Center-Multi-Purpose Room, 2222 Marion-Mt Gilead Rd
Marion, OH 43302 United States
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$25.00

Featuring a Buffet Luncheon of favorite foods of past First Ladies of the United States, followed by remarks from the First Ladies. This years guests are: Abigail Powers Fillmore-Wife of Millard Fillmore – 13th President Mary Arthur McElroy-Sister of Chester A. Arthur – 21st President Claudia Alta “Lady Bird” Johnson-Wife of Lyndon B. Johnson – 36th President Barbara Pierce Bush-Wife of George H. W. Bush – 41st President   Saturday, August 10th, 2019    11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Tri-Rivers Career…

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September 2019

Popcorn Festival: Special Hours and Activities Prior to Parade

September 5 @ 12:00 PM - September 7 @ 6:00 PM
Heritage Hall, 169 E. Church St
Marion, OH 43302 United States
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Join The Marion County Historical Society for special events taking place during the Marion Popcorn Festival. Before the Parade kicks off on September 5, 2019 from 4 -6 pm. We will have hands-on educational activities and various historic characters on hand to celebrate. On September 6 and 7, 2019 we will have extended hours from 12pm-6pm with free admission. Questions call 740-387-4255.

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November 2019

Dinner with the Presidents

November 2 @ 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Dayspring Wesleyan Church, 2431 Marion-Mt Gilead Rd
Marion, Ohio 43302
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$32.00 – $38.00

The Marion County Historical Society Presents Dinner with the Presidents (and other special guests). Featuring a buffet dinner of favorite foods of the featured Presidents taken from the White House Cookbook. Following will be presentations from the featured Presidents. Saturday,November 2, 2019 at 5:30 pm at Dayspring Wesleyan Church , 2431 Marion-Mt. Gilead Road, Marion, Ohio ADVANCE TICKET SALES ONLY! General Seating - $32 V.I.P. Seating - $38 Purchase tickets at Heritage Hall, 169. East Church Street, or by phone…

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