Marshall Illinois – Visit Our Rich History

Marshall was officially organized by William B. Archer in 1835, eight years after the National Road entered the community. The city was named after John Marshall, chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Marshall was incorporated on May 14, 1873.   In 1863, Marshall was the scene of conflict in which local Copperheads, who opposed … Read More

History and Whimsy in Marshall, Illinois

If you love history or art, there’s no need to travel to Chicago—the small town of Marshall, Illinois is perfect for a weekend retreat. After all, where else can you pose for a selfie with 27 different lion statues?   Yes, the county seat for Clark County is not only home … Read More

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