Marion County Historical Society
The Marion County Historical Society is located in Marion, Ohio, United States. In addition to operating Heritage Hall, a comprehensive museum dedicated to the preservation of Marion County Ohio history, the Society also operates the Rinker-Howser Resource Center, Linn School House and Seiter Cabin sites.
Permanent displays at the museum include:
- Harding Collection on President Warren G. Harding and Florence Kling Harding.
- Marilyn Meseke Collection – Miss America, 1938.
- Prince Imperial, one of the first Percheron horses imported to North America and purchased from Napoleon III by Marion County horse breeder Jacob Houser.
- Mary Ellen Withrow Collection – Treasurer of the United States of America 1994-2000 and the only person to hold the office who represented all three levels of government treasurer offices – local, state and national.
- Linn School, a fully restored one-room schoolhouse, was the gift of brothers Oliver Hamilton and Merle Hamilton, who undertook the restoration of the building back to 1905; it was completed in 2004. Linn School has been recognized by the National Trust for Historic Preservation as one of the outstanding examples of preservation for 2004.
- Wyandot Popcorn Museum
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