Introduction to Marshall, Missouri
The City of Marshall was named in honor of John Marshall, the statesman and jurist of the U.S. Supreme Court. The city is the county seat of Saline County, which was established in 1820. The county derived its name from the region's salt springs. The Saline County Courthouse was built in the city in January 1882. It was listed on the National Register of Historical Places in 1977.
Marshall and nearby Attractions
- Town and Country Mall
- Indian Foothills Park
- Van Meter State Park
- Boone's Lick State Park
- Arrow Rock State Historical Park
Things To Do In Marshall
The Indian Foothills Park is a local attraction. One can enjoy shopping at the Town and Country Mall and Plaza Mall. The Rasse Lake is an ideal place to enjoy boating and fishing. Tourists can plan a trip to the Van Meter State Park, which offers facilities for hiking and camping. It offers a beautiful view and has several picnic areas. One can even visit the Nicholas Beazley Aviation Museum and Arrow Rock State Historical Park.
Columbia Regional Airport provides facilities for air transportation.
Marshall Higher Education
Missouri Valley College is the local higher education institution. Others in the neighborhood include Central Missouri State University, University of Missouri - Columbia, and Lincoln University.