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Civil War Memorial


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Civil War Memorial The Civil War Memorial was erected in 1929 by Theodore P. Burkert, a Civil War veteran. It is dedicated to Civil War veterans and the Women's Relief Corps.

Each Memorial Day, an Avenue of Flags is erected at the Marion Cemetery to remember those who fought so valiantly for their country


Address: East Main, north on Eisenhower Rd, west on Denver.

Come visit us in Marion, Kansas

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Antique Fountain

This ornate fountain was built in 1884 and is located in Central Park.

Marion, KS Arts


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

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

Things to do Memorials near Marion, KS

Docking Memorial

Erected in honor of Kansas Governor Robert Docking who served from 1967 to 1975....