Downtown, Marion is where you’ll find the community’s art hub, which houses a full array of art studios for dance, fine arts, and much more. There are recording studios, art galleries (some within small businesses), music lesson centers, music gear & repair shops, graphic design & photography businesses, and a public library & museum which houses a plethora of resources to quench one’s interest in the arts. Fashion as well as home design & decorating are all art, too! Marion has fashion boutiques and home décor & gift shops located downtown. Did you know that Marion, Indiana is the “Home of the Hog”? No, not the farm animal…“Hog” is also a nickname for large motorcycles. Each year, Marion hosts Hog Daze which takes place Downtown, Marion, welcoming bike enthusiasts from all over the country. Find out why the term “hog” originated in Marion, Indiana and learn more about the event. Speaking of vehicles, there are also two booming events which take place at our prestigious regional airport. One is the longstanding Fly/In Cruise/In which brings in visitors from far and wide to see historical aircraft and automobiles. More recently, a new flavor of car enthusiasm is igniting as Marion, Indiana also hosts the Indy Airstrip Attack featuring high speed racing down the airport’s runway. A world record was set in 2017, then in 2018 for the fastest half-mile at nearly 260 miles per hour. Switching gears, Marion is just a few miles south of the historical Battle of the Mississinewa, the first offensive victory of the American army during the War of 1812. Busloads of thousands travel to Marion during the “Mississinewa 1812” reenactment weekend which takes place each fall on the very grounds the battle took place over 200 years ago. Marion also houses the international Quilters Hall of Fame, the home of quilt designer Marie Webster, one of the first female entrepreneurs. Quilters and enthusiasts from all of the world gather here to see unique quilts, take classes, and celebrate the folk art of quilting. If you’re a fan of the Garfield comic, Marion features three of the dozen unique Garfield statues which are spread throughout the county along the Grant County Garfield Trail. And dare we forget to share that Marion, Indiana is the birthplace of the legendary Hollywood icon, James Dean. You might visit the James Dean Birth Site Memorial downtown at 4th and McClure Street on your way to or from the multitude of attractions in his hometown of Fairmount, located 15 minutes south of Marion.
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Must relocate to Marion within the next 6 months
Must be self-employed or a full-time employee with remote work privileges
Must be 18 years or older
Must be a U.S citizen eligible to work in the U.S.
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