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Marion in Crittenden County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Marion School Auditorium-Gynamnasium

Erected 1938

 

—Courthouse Square Walking Trail —

 
Marion School Auditorium-Gynamnasium Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 8, 2018
1. Marion School Auditorium-Gynamnasium Marker
Inscription. When classrooms were carved out of the second floor auditorium space in the first high school. Marion students and the entire community used a tabernacle built in 1924 on the south side of the high school for events requiring an auditorium. When the new auditorium-gymnasium was completed on this site in 1938, as a special event, an exhibition basketball game was played by Louisiana State University and Southwestern at Memphis in 1939.
 
Erected by the City of Marion.
 
Location. 35° 12.879′ N, 90° 11.942′ W. Marker is in Marion, Arkansas, in Crittenden County. Marker is at the intersection of East Military Road and Currie Avenue, on the right when traveling west on East Military Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: East Military Road, Marion AR 72364, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Margaret E. Woolfolk Library (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Loss of the Sultana (about 300 feet away); The Sultana Tragedy (about 300 feet away); Military Road (about 300 feet away); Marion School District
The Marion School Auditorium-Gynamnasium & Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 8, 2018
2. The Marion School Auditorium-Gynamnasium & Marker
(about 600 feet away); Rhodes Storefronts (about 600 feet away); Confederate Soldier's Memorial (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Confederate Soldier's Memorial (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marion.
 
Categories. EducationNotable Buildings
 
The Marion School Auditorium-Gynamnasium image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 8, 2018
3. The Marion School Auditorium-Gynamnasium
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 24, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 24, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 51 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 24, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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