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First Bell Brought to Marion County

 
 
First Bell Brought to Marion County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, June 24, 2022
1. First Bell Brought to Marion County Marker
Inscription.  First bell brought to Marion County. Cast in 1839 for the Marion County Courthouse. Moved to Salem Church in 1885. Re-set at this site in 1991.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionCommunicationsGovernment & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Historic Bells series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1839.
 
Location. 40° 35.25′ N, 83° 7.517′ W. Marker is in Marion, Ohio, in Marion County. Marker is on East Church Street (Ohio Route 95/309) west of McWilliams Court, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 232 E Church St, Marion OH 43302, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Rooster Church (here, next to this marker); Ornamental Stone (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Marion Post Office (about 500 feet away); Marion County Courthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Marion County Revolutionary Soldiers Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Marion County Trial of Bill Anderson
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); War Memorials (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cummin's Home (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marion.
 
The Bell and the marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, June 24, 2022
2. The Bell and the marker
Salem Evangelical Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, June 24, 2022
3. Salem Evangelical Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 10, 2022. It was originally submitted on July 4, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 160 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 4, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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