Iowa's Courthouses: Marion County

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Civil War memorial with statue of soldier at parade rest Close view of clock tower
Cornerstone: includes board of supervisors, architect, contractor, and county attorney
Built in 1896 by M.E. Bell
South view of courthouse
Courthouse design used Romanesque architecture. Berea sandstone was used for the exterior.
Interior photographs of the courthouse

Iowa Courthouses blog: Marion County

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Marion County Website

Iowa Judicial Branch: Marion County Courthouse History
National  Register of Historical Places: Added in 1981
Marion County and courthouse history: My Iowa Genealogy
Postcard images, includes vintage images of 1896 courthouse:

Information on Civil War Memorials: Iowa Civil War Memorials; White Bronze Monuments; Civil War Monuments of Connecticut and Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute

Photos were taken on August 30, 2008 around 2:50 p.m. Additional photos were taken June 3, 2009.