George P. Stanton Speakers Bureau

The Marion County Historical Society has a Speaker's Bureau with a wide range of topics for schools, organizations and public appearances for the public to take advantage of including but not limited to:

The Civil War Trail
Civil War Customs and Costumes
The Forming of Fairmont
The Forming of Marion County
General McClelland
The Forming of West Virginia
A Confederate's View Point
A GAR-Union's View Point
Governor Francis H. Pierpont: The Governor of Restored Virginia and the Father of West Virginia
First Lady Julia Pierpont, the person given credit by many historians as the founder of Decoration Day AKA Memorial Day
Toys of the Past
Native Americans who resided in Marion County
Historical Walking Tours
The Battle of Fairmont AKA as Jones' Raid
The Revolutionary Period
The CCCs - Civilian Conservation Corp
The Monongah Mine Disaster
The First Father's Day Service
Plus Others.

If your organization would like a speaker, please contact the Marion County Historical Society at 304-367-5398, or e-mail