Marion County

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Marion County is named for Francis Marion, who was a general in the American Revolutionary War and lived from 1732 to 1795.

 

Created:  January 25, 1834

County Seat: 

Lebanon  1834 – present

 

County Courthouse –  Lebanon  

 

Location:  120 West Main Street / South Depot Street

Built:  1935 – 1936

Style:  Neo-Classical

Architect:  Thomas J Nolan of Louisville

Contractor:  Unknown

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a three story red colored brick and concrete structure. The north front of the building has a small one story portico supported by two columns and with a balcony at the second story. On the second story is a large arched window. White stone trim is located along the building corners and below the roofline. On the south is a larger and higher section.

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was constructed by Foster Ray in 1835. The cost of construction of the present courthouse was $70,000.

 

County Judicial Center –  Lebanon  

 

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Location:  123 North Spalding Street / Hood Avenue

Built:  2009 – 2010

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Sherman Carter Barnhart

Contractor:  Codell Construction Company of Winchester

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a two story dark red colored brick, concrete and glass structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds. The west front has an entrance at the north corner with four large concrete pillars and recessed semi-circular section having glass walls on the first story entrance and glass walls on the second story. The projecting black colored roof is sloped and has a white colored cupola at the top. The center section is dark red colored brick and the south corner has four large concrete pillars with recessed center section. The roof line is flat. 

 

Note:  The cost of construction was $11,870,000.

 

County Administration –  Lebanon  

 

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Location:  223 North Spalding Street / Hood Avenue

Built:  2004 – 2005

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a two story brown colored brick, concrete and glass structure. Along the west front is a large portico with six large Ionic columns. Above in the center of the pediment is a large clock. The second story windows are arched and the first story windows are square. The building corners are trimmed with intermittent stone squares.

 

 

 

Courthouses: 

N – Washngton County

E  – Boyle County and Casey County

S – Taylor County

W – Larue County and Nelson County

 

 

 

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County Courthouse

 

 

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County Judicial Center

 

 

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County Administration

 

 

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Photos taken 2007 and 2018