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

Mar 25 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Veterans Memorial Coliseum
All wrestling teams that have qualified from regionals will be attending this tournament. It is state-wide and includes all four districts. For more information visit www.ohiowaywrestling.com.
Mar 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Heritage Hall
Imagine roaming the halls of once the U.S. Post Office with only a flash light to guide you. See interesting historical characters come to life around every corner. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Mar 26 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm All Occasions Catering & Banquet Facility
Groups welcome, please phone ahead for reservations!
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