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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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March 2020

Museum Opens on Weekends

March 7 - April 26
Heritage Hall, 169 E. Church St
Marion, OH 43302 United States
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March & April the hours are Saturday-Sunday 1-4 PM. May through October the  hours are Wednesday-Sunday 1-4 PM. November the museum is open weekends from 1-4 PM.  Admission: Adults $6, Seniors $5, Child age 5 and over $3, under 5 free.    

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May 2020

Linn School Opens for the Season-Tentative

May 2 @ 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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Museum Open Regular Hours

May 6 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Heritage Hall, 169 E. Church St
Marion, OH 43302 United States
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Heritage Hall Entrance

March & April the hours are Saturday-Sunday 1-4 PM. May through October the  hours are Wednesday-Sunday 1-4 PM. November the museum is open weekends from 1-4 PM.  Admission: Adults $6, Seniors $5, Child age 5 and over $3, under 5 free.  

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Lunch with the Presidents

May 28 @ 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 28, 2020 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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June 2020

Rummage Sale

June 6 @ 9:00 AM - 3:00 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! Donation of sale items will be accepted beginning Monday, June 1, 2020. No clothing or blankets. Sale will take place at Heritage Hall in the Auditorium at 169, East Church Street, Marion, OH 43302, Saturday, June 6, 2020, 9:00am – 3:00pm. Note: Members Only Pre-View Sale takes place Friday, June 5, from 4pm-7pm.  

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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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