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New Marion - Cole County Communities

New Marion

Marion was platted in 1820 by William and Daniel McKenzie, of Howard County, and Bass and Lintz, of Boone County, at Moniteau Rock, two miles below the mouth of that creek. A year later the seat of justice for the new county was placed there...In 1826*, when the seat of justice was moved to Jefferson City, the old court house was sold for $450.00.

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