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

Marion City Hall

 
 
Marion City Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 28, 2018
1. Marion City Hall Marker
Inscription. Built in 1832 as a law office for John Lockhart; bought in 1880 by the Young Men's Christian Association, this being the first chapter south of the Mason-Dixon Line to own a building; Andrew Barry Moore Chapter of the U.D.C. organized here in 1903; also used as a meeting place for other organizations. Sold to the city in 1928 to be used for a city hall. Given to Marion Military Institute 1968. Alabama Military Hall of Honor 1988.
 
Erected by Perry County Historical and Preservation Society.
 
Location. 32° 37.375′ N, 87° 19.365′ W. Marker is in Marion, Alabama, in Perry County. Marker is on Polk Street south of College Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 405 Polk Street, Marion AL 36756, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Marion Military Institute Korean War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Marion Military Institute Alumni Vietnam Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); South College Barracks Fire of 1924 (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Marion Military Institute (approx. mile
Former Marion City Hall, now the Alabama Military Hall of Honor. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 28, 2018
2. Former Marion City Hall, now the Alabama Military Hall of Honor.
away); Lincoln Normal School (approx. 0.4 miles away); First Congregational Church of Marion (approx. half a mile away); The Alabama Baptist (approx. 0.6 miles away); Siloam Baptist Church (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marion.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
The former Marion City Hall image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 28, 2018
3. The former Marion City Hall
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 29, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 29, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 61 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 29, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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