World War II Memorial

Marion Cemetery, 620 Delaware Avenue

A tribute to Marion veterans, the ornate WW II monument at the Marion Cemetery is currently one of the largest memorials to WWII Veterans of its kind outside Washington DC. A canopy of red oak trees line both sides of…

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Veterans Memorial Park

Corner of Delaware Avenue & 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…

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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.

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Harding Memorial monument

Harding Memorial

Corner of Delaware Avenue & 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 1927, it contains 46 columns of timeless white Georgian marble. Open year-round.

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9/11 Memorial

306 North 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.

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