The county then began trending Democratic, with John Kerry winning a majority in 2004, the first Democrat since Lyndon B. The trend continued in 20 with Barack Obama showing strongly in Marion County, winning 63% and 60% of the vote respectively.
Most of Marion County is in Indiana's 7th congressional district, which is held by Democrat André Carson.
The presentation is a general overview of the history of our county from the prehistoric period to present day.
The presentation explores little known and interesting facts.
Responsibilities: The primary responsibility of the historian is to interpret the past.
The Hudson River forms the eastern and northern boundary of the county, and the Mohawk River, the southernmost boundary.The remaining municipalities within the county are "included towns" and exercise very limited authority, mainly in zoning and appointing their own police departments and maintaining some of their own municipal services and town identities.They retain the ability to levy taxes for these purposes.In 1777, during the American Revolution, General Gates defeated British forces, under General Burgoyne, at the Battles of Saratoga.Saratoga County was also a gateway for the westward migration of many settlers, as the Mohawk River provided a natural passageway through the Appalachian Mountains.