June 19, 2009 to June 20, 2009
Marion's Summer Celebration
Events to be held throughout Marion including a chislic feed, parade, carnival, fireworks display, free bingo, car show and shine and more.
City of Marion , Kari Muller
Marion, South Dakota was situated at a junction of the railroad. Marion was laid out in 1879 and was first called Turner Junction. In 1881, Marion was renamed Marion Junction, for the daughter of a Milwaukee railroad official. In 1938, an act of the legislature shortened the name to its present form of Marion.
Today Marion, South Dakota is a small town with a large agricultural population susstaining the continued growth of Marion. Each Fall the population increases as the pheasant hunters descend on the acres of corn fields in the area.
Picture your next travel stop in Marion, South Dakota!