Marion County

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Marion

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

 

Created:  1785

County Seat: 

Marion  1785 – present

 

County Courthouse – Marion  

 

Location: 100 NE Court Street / North Main Street

Built: 1853 – 1854

Style:  Greek Revival

Architect: Robert Mills of Charleston

Contractor: Unknown

 

Description: The building faces east and is a two story gray colored stone and stucco structure. The building has a large portico on the east front supported by four large white colored columns rising on the second story to a pediment. The roof is hipped. The building was renovated in 1929. The contractor was Johnson & Roberts. The building was further renovated in 1977.

 

See:  The architect, Robert Mills of Charleston, designed courthouses in Edgefield County, Fairfield CountyGeorgetown County, Horry CountyLancaster County and Williamsburg County.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Dillon County

E – Horry County

S – Georgetown County

W – Williamsburg County and Florence County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2008