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January 2020

Bicentennial Events

January 1 - December 31

Marion 200 Speakers Series :  The Marion200 Speaker Series will provide a summary of various layers of Marion County’s journey from its 1820 roots to present day. Speakers on a wide range of topics will focus not just on the where and when but also the how and why of Marion County’s past. Supplemental exhibits will also be utilized to tell the story of Marion County’s development. All programs in the series are presented free of charge thanks to the…

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June 2020

Log House and Smokehouse, MCHS Bake Sale

June 29 @ 10:00 AM - July 4 @ 4:00 PM

Stop by when you are at the Marion County Fair in July and visit our Log House and Smokehouse.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.   Daily Activities: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p. m. Log cabin opens 12 noon – 4:00 p.m. Visit Marion’s past with hands on activities for young and old alike!   Special Event:…

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August 2020

First Ladies Luncheon

August 8 @ 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Tri-Rivers Career Center-Auditorium, 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 year’s guests are: Abigail Smith Adams - Wife of John Adams - 2nd President Margaret “Peggy” Mackall Smith Taylor -Wife of Zachary Taylor – 12th President Jane Means-Appleton Pierce - Wife of Franklin Pierce -14th President Jacqueline Lee Bouvier Kennedy -Wife of John F. Kennedy - 35th President  Saturday, August 8, 2020    11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.…

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September 2020

Popcorn Festival: Special Activities At MCHS

September 10 @ 10:00 AM - September 12 @ 5:00 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.

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November 2020

Dinner with the Presidents

November 7 @ 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Dayspring Wesleyan Church, 2431 Marion-Mt Gilead Rd
Marion, Ohio 43302
$32.00 – $38.00

Guests will dine on presidential favorites and have the opportunity to discuss life in the White House with former United States Presidents.

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December 2020

Closed for the Holiday

December 21, 2020 - January 5, 2021

Our office will be closed as we spend time with our families and friends this holiday season. We will reopen in January 2021.  

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