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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

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 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

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.

Marion, KS Memorials

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 near Marion, KS

The Manhattan Community Garden

Residents of Manhattan KS who would like a garden but don't have space can rent garden land for a modest fee from The Manhatt...

Jeffcoat Photography Studio Museum

The legacy of three generations of photographers who recorded the history of Dickinson County for over one hundred years. ...

Onaga Branch Library

The Onaga Branch Library is part of the Pottawatomie-Wabaunsee Regional Library. We have a large selection of fiction and non...

Augusta Fine Arts Center & Gallery

The Fine Arts Center and Gallery features exhibits, classes, and hosts special events for the art community....