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Marion in Marion County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Marion County / Marion Courthouse

 
 
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By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 16, 2009
1. Marion County Marion Courthouse Marker
Inscription. Marker Front:
Marion County
Originally a part of colonial Craven County and Georgetown District of 1769, it was created as Liberty County by an Act of the General Assembly in 1785.

The name was changed to Marion District in 1798 and to Marion County in 1868. The present lines were established by the withdrawal of Florence County in 1888 and Dillon County in 1910. The area is 480 square miles.

Marker Reverse:
Marion Courthouse
Erected in 1853 at a cost of twelve thousand five hundred dollars, this is the third structure built on this site to house the court. Restored in 1970, the original ironwork remains and each step bears the name and address of the metal worker. "Hayward Bartlett, Baltimore."
 
Erected 1972 by Marion County Historical Society. (Marker Number 34-5.)
 
Location. 34° 10.726′ N, 79° 24.027′ W. Marker is in Marion, South Carolina, in Marion County. Marker is on North Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marion SC 29571, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Francis Marion (within shouting distance of this marker); To the Dead and Living Confederate Soldiers
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By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 16, 2009
2. Marion County Marion Courthouse Marker
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Town Hall and Opera House (about 300 feet away); Marion Academy (about 700 feet away); Marion Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Marion Depot (approx. 0.4 miles away); Veterans Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); Veterans Memorial Triangle (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marion.
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsPolitical SubdivisionsSettlements & Settlers
 
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By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 16, 2009
3. Marion County Marion Courthouse Marker
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By Stanley and Terrie Howard, October 16, 2009
4. Marion County Marion Courthouse Marker
National Register of Historic Places marker.
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By Sciway.net
5. Marion County
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 25, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 652 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 25, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina.   5. submitted on November 29, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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