Address: 620 Delaware Ave Marion, OH, OH 43302

Phone: (740) 387-7050


Points of Interest

We welcome visitors to enjoy and explore the 150 acres of The Historic Marion Cemetery. 

Whether you visit to attend a service, place flowers to honor your loved one, participate in an educational tour, or simply just stroll through our beautiful grounds, you will certainly discover what makes Marion Cemetery a museum without walls.

Merchant Revolving Ball

In 1886 the Merchant family of Marion constructed what they thought would be a beautiful and fitting grave monument for their family burial plot in Marion Cemetery. Within two years after its construction, someone noticed that the 5,200 pound polished…

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World War II Veterans Memorial

In the 1940s the Marion community constructed an Honor Roll of Marion County WW II service men and women at the west end of the courthouse. Over the years, the wooden structure slowly deteriorated from weather conditions, and it was…

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Receiving Vault

As early as 1873, a resolution was passed by the Marion Cemetery Association to build a receiving vault as soon as the money was made available to build the vault. In 1879, Trustees A.H. Kling, P.O. Sharples and George Crawford,…

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Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Chapel

Soon after the close of the Civil War, a number of citizens of Marion formed a Soldiers and Sailors Monumental Association. The association’s object was to raise funds for the construction of a suitable monument to perpetuate the memory of…

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