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Marion in Perry County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Marion

 
 
Marion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 28, 2018
1. Marion Marker
Inscription. Click to hear the inscription.  
County Seat of Perry County
Population 4457
Founded by Anderson West in 1822
Home of Judson College
and
Marion Military Institute
Friendly People Welcome You.

 
Erected 1958 by Garden Study Club of Marion, Alabama.
 
Location. 32° 37.94′ N, 87° 19.088′ W. Marker is in Marion, Alabama, in Perry County. Marker is at the intersection of Jefferson Street and Pickens Street, on the right when traveling east on Jefferson Street. Touch for map. Mounted to outside wall of the City Hall. Marker is at or near this postal address: 123 Jefferson Street, Marion AL 36756, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jimmie Lee Jackson / Jackson's Death Led to 'Bloody Sunday' March (within shouting distance of this marker); A Seed is Planted (within shouting distance of this marker); Nicola Marschall (within shouting distance of this marker); Perry County Veterans Memorial
Marion marker at City Hall. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 28, 2018
2. Marion marker at City Hall.
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Confederate 6-pounder Field Gun (about 300 feet away); Muckle's Ridge (about 400 feet away); Honoring: Reverend James Orange (about 500 feet away); In Memory of Albert Turner, Sr. (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marion.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .  The Encyclopedia of Alabama on Marion, Alabama. (Submitted on April 28, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. EducationPolitical SubdivisionsSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 29, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 28, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 94 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 28, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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