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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

Attractions and Upcoming Events

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

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 County Courthouse

Completed in 1909, the Romanesque revival, native limestone courthouse has a clock tower and stone carvings at entrance. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Marion, KS Historic Courthouses

Historic Homes Tour

The Marion Historic Committee has prepared a tour of designated historic homes within the city. These homes range in design of the oldest cut stone of the Wm. Kellison Home dating 1879 to the elegant Victorian examples of the early 1900's.

Marion, KS Historic Homes

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

Veterans' Memorial - Swope Park

An impressive local memorial to Veterans of all wars and conflicts. Financed and constructed by local Veterans....

Vietnam War Memorial

Erected in honor of the Vietnam War Veterans....