You never know what you will find while looking through old discarded magazines from years ago.
Some interested facts about Marion that were found in an old Kentucky Treasurer Trails Guide - 1951. These homes were written about in the magazine.
The Dean Home, located on Old Ford's Ferry Road was constructed in 1826 by Alexander Dean. (This beautiful old home burnt to the ground in 1981)
The Flanary Home - 317 W. Bellville St. Constructed in 1877 by John W. blue, Sr. A fine example of Victorian architecture featuring lavish gingerbread trim and a steamboat Gothic front porch. (This one of a kind home has been gone now for several years and a new home sits on this location.)
Known as the Kykendall Home in 1951, located at 217 W. Bellville St. Constructed in 1868. (Today this home is well cared for and is the office of our County Attorney, Rebecca Johnson. This picture made in 1988, some changed have been made to the front entrance.)
The Tucker Home, located at 117 W. Bellville St. Constructed 1870 by Judge Thomas J. Nunn. (Today this home if well cared for and is the home of Tommy and Mary Tabor.)
Senator Ollie M. James House, 204 East Depot St. Was the home of the former u. S. Kentucky Senator Ollie M. James. (This home is well cared for today by Robert M. Jenkins.)
The Nichols Home, located on Moore Street. Constructed by Ed Dowell, county sheriff at one time in the early days of Marion. Mr. Dowell made the brick used to build the home in the back lot. (This beautiful old home has been gone for many years. Today Crittenden County's Nursing Home sits of the lot where this home once sat. For many years during the 50's and 60's, Curry Nichols lived here. He was a well known photographer and he made all the Senior picture for the Crittenden County High School, plus baby and family photos also.)