Marion's Central ParkMarion City Library at Historic Santa Fe Depot

Three buildings on the National Historic Register:

     "Hill School Building" - Oldest building in the State of Kansas in continuous educational use.  Built in 1873, of native stone.




"Historic Elgin Hotel": - Originally a 42-room hotel, with a dining room that seated 80 guests, as well as billiard and card rooms.  Built in 1886 of native stone.  This is currently being restored to it's original state.  To follow the progress, please click on the Elgin Blog.


"Marion County Courthouse" - completed in 1907.  Romanewque revival with clock tower and stone carvings.




Presbyterian Church - On State Historic Register - Construction began in 1872, with native stone.


Central Park - Focus of community, since first settlers came.  Look for the antique fountain, dating back to 1884, as well as "Luta Creek Stage"



"Stone City" - Marion was named this because of the native stone buildings in the community, both in commercial and residential area.  The first stone home built in Marion still stands today.