Monuments

  • 9/11 Memorial

    306 N. Marion Street, Waldo

    Fort Morrow Fire Department. This memorial is comprised of a 16-foot-long, 2,300-pound steel beam from the World Trade Center, New York, NY.

  • Harding Memorial

    Corner of Delaware Ave. & Vernon Heights Boulevard

    The final resting place of President and Mrs. Warren G. Harding is the largest and most beautiful presidential memorial outside of Washington D.C. Built in 1925, it contains 46 columns of timeless white Georgian marble. Open year-round.

  • Mysterious Revolving Ball

    Marion Cemetery, 620 Delaware Avenue

    For more than 100 years, a 5,200-pound ball of polished black granite has been slowly rotating on a pedestal in the Marion Cemetery. This mystery was featured in “Ripley’s Believe It or Not” in 1929. Open year-round.

  • Veterans Memorial Park

    Corner of Delaware Avenue and McKinley Park Boulevard

    Set in a beautifully landscaped site, Veterans Memorial Park offers individuals and families a pleasant opportunity to learn and gain a better understanding of our history. All monuments are granite, from “Rock of Ages” in Barre, Vermont. It sits on 7.5 acres donated by the city of Marion. Open year-round.

 

Visitor's Guide

Traveling Ohio? The Marion County 2017 Visitors Guide is now available! View it online in a convenient flipview format, or order a print version at 800.371.6688.

Upcoming Events

Apr 30 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm All Occasions Catering & Banquet Facility
Groups welcome, please phone ahead for reservations!
Apr 30 @ 11:00 am – 7:00 pm Marion Country Club
You and three friends will be stepping onto the green to play a round of President Warren G. Harding’s favorite past time. Relax, have fun, and enjoy your company! There will be a shotgun start Read more...
May 5 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Over 37,600 Square feet of Exhibit Space Over 135 Dealer Tables Several Operating Layouts Free Parking Door Grand Prize How-to Clinics Pizza Party Friday Night Flying Pancake Breakfast Saturday Morning Visit the historic Marion Union Read more...
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