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flea market and the car show was a great event looking forward to next year love the park and the shade.
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Marion County Courthouse

Address: 200 South 3rd Street
Marion, KS 66861


About this Exploration:

The courthouse, built in 1906 is a building rich in history and tradition.  The  center of local government, the seat of justice—its stone walls have stood strong and proud—a silent witness throughout the years to joy, sorrow, punishment, and the bustle of everyday life.      

Lives have been changed within these walls.  Marriages have been performed, criminals brought to justice,  taxes paid, deeds filed, rules made and re-made.  Over time, the building has changed too—modern conveniences—an elevator here, a ramp there, modern office equipment have been added.          

The click and whirr of computers and printers  have replaced the scratching of the quill  pen.  Copiers reproduce thousands of  images each day.  But the business at hand has changed remarkably little. 

 Lives are still changed here.  The clock tower still  rises majestically into the flint hills sky, a sentinel keeping watch over our way of life.   A reminder of where we came from, and what we stand for; a light in the darkness to guide us forward into the future...

Even after all these years, the clocks still work and bells still chime every hour! The building is open from Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

contact info
Margo Yates
203 North Third
Marion, KS 66861
Phone: 620.382.3425
Fax: 620.382.3993
Randy Collett
208 E. Santa Fe
Marion, KS 66861
Phone: 620.382.3703
Fax: 620.382.3993
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