This site was created out of a desire to preserve as much of Marion’s past and present that still lives in the memories of its citizens as possible before it is too late to recall them. Please feel free to browse the posts and enjoy the wonderful past that Marion has enjoyed. We encourage you to register so that you will be able to make comments about things you may recall. We also invite you to join us in our effort to collect and salvage as much of the past and present as we can.
Sam Lattuca, the site creator was born and raised in Marion. Graduated from Marion High School in the class of 1965. Served 4 years in the Air Force as an Airborne Maintenance Technician attached to the USAF Security Service in Okinawa, Vietnam and Thailand. Served in the Marion Jaycees from 1972 to 1979. Opened Lattuca Electronic Service in 1976 and serviced electronic devices until December 2011. Now retired is looking to give Marion a repository of all things Marion.