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Marion, Kansas

  • Central Park

    Central ParkCentral Park continues to be a favorite spot to gather for outdoor fun, or sometimes just a stoll among the century old Burr Oaks. The shade from these mighty oaks makes this an outdoor haven even du...
    Central Park
  • Marion County Lake and Park

    Marion County Lake and ParkMarion County Park and Lake is a favorite spot for fishermen, as they come from far and near to use the heated dock, where record-breaking fish have been caught. And they do catch 'em! Located near th...
    Marion County Lake and Park

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Marion Cemetery

A unique monument of great interest in the Marion Cemetery is that of Rueben Riggs. It stands in honor of a man who did not make any major historic contributions, but who is remembered for showing kindness to other people.

Marion, KS Cemeteries

Marion Historical Museum

The Museum building was constructed in 1882 for the First Baptist Church and continued to serve Baptist congregations until the middle of the 1950s. It was then given to Marion County for use as a museum and formally dedicated in 1961 on Old Settler's Day - the year of Marion'

Marion, KS Museums

Hill School Building

The Hill School building is the oldest building in the state of Kansas in continuous educational use. Built in 1873 of native stone, it is listed on the National Historic Register.

Marion, KS Historic Schoolhouses

Presbyterian Church

The distinction of being the oldest church organization in Marion County belongs to the Presbyterian Church of Marion, which is also listed on the State Register of Historic Buildings. The native stone used to build this structure was cut in 1872

Marion, KS Historic Churches

Elgin House Apartments

The Elgin House apartments was originally a 42 room hotel with a dining room that seated 80 guests, and provided billiard and card rooms. It was built in 1886 of native stone, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Marion, KS Historic Hotels

Things to do near Marion, KS

The Old Onaga Hotel (B&B)

Onaga's "new" hotel officially opened to the traveling public in 1900 and its broad front porch still welcomes visitors to On...

Rolling Acres Golf Course

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

Council Grove Country Club

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...