Marshall County is named for John Marshall, who was the Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court from 1801 to 1835.
Created: January 19, 1839
Lacon 1850 – present
County Courthouse – Lacon
Location: 122 North Prairie Street / 5th Street
Style: Georgian Revival
Architect: Comegys & Brother and Card and Haggard
Contractor: Comegys & Brother and Card and Haggard
Description: The building faces west and is a two story red colored brick structure. The west front has a framed entrance with a double window above on the second story. The window headers a light colored stone. The base of the building is a course stone, A wide horizontal band runs along the roof line with a pediment above the entrance. An addition was added to the east side of the building. During the construction of the building, the superintendents were John W Bettis, Theodore Perry and H L Crane.
E – La Salle County
W – Stark County
Photos taken 2006