Thanks to all who made Pioneer Days a
great success in 2014!
Thank you for visiting Marquand, Missouri. We are creating this website so that you can visit our community online and see all of the opportunities Marquand has to offer for you, your family and your business. Please check back soon for more progress.
Who We Are
Marquand is located in the foothills of the Ozark Mountains, surrounded on three sides by the Mark Twain National Forest. Marquand was originally settled in 1804 by Capt. Henry Whitener and Michael Mouser, and was known as Whitener Settlement. The town was renamed in 1869 after Henry G. Marquand, a railroad administrator, donated $1,000 for the construction of a church. The town was incorporated in 1906. In 1924 a highway bridge was built over the Castor River.
1890: Asa Augusta Cook, was the first Marshall of Marquand. He and his wife Polly Ann first lived there after marriage. His uncle, Julius "Jude" Cook, was presiding judge of Madison County at Fredericktown (county seat) for 20 years. His wife, Lulu Cook, and their children ran a dairy farm for 30 years- selling milk, butter, and cream to the people of Fredericktown.
Two new bed and breakfasts now receiving guests!
Located at 116 North Harding, Aunt Kat's B & B is now open.
The Belmont Inn Bed & Breakfast at 107 East Morley - Proprietor: Dee Vitt
Sadly neglected, yet richly engrained into the history of this railroad boom town, The Belmont Inn takes its name from the service branch of the Missouri Pacific Railroad by the same identity. Built around 1890 of lumber milled within the community, the home has graced Marquand’s landscape for more than 100 years. Now, thanks to the insight of former Marquand resident, Dee (Mouser) Vitt, the home will hopefully remain an integral part of the community’s rich history for yet another century. Read more…
Upcoming events around town
February 6 at 6pm – Trivia Night
Mark your calendars for FEBRUARY 6, 2016. Marquand Development Corporation will once again host TRIVIA NIGHT at HOMAN HALL PERFORMING ARTS CENTER. Mrs. Shelby Mouser-Shell will serve as Moderator, and there will be Door Prizes, Cash Prizes for the winners, Food Items for purchase, and a 50/50 Drawing! We’ll see you there!
Marquand Development Corporation
March 19th 6:30pm - Flat River Band
Homan Hall Performing Arts Center will kick off the 2016 Season with the Amazing FLAT RIVER BAND - March 19th - Show Only - Doors Open at 6:30, Show at 7:00. Make your dinner arrangements at Durso Hills Bistro & Winery prior to the show by calling: 573-783-8776. Beverage Center will be open in Homan Hall Lobby during the show!
Artist, Shannon Myers: “It’s more than art… it’s a whimsical imagination at work”
November 2015 – February 2016
Born in Seoul, Korea, Shannon’s early years were spent in Anchorage, AK prior to moving to Poplar Bluff, MO. After high school, she attended Southeast Missouri State University before making her home in Piedmont, MO where she lives today with her beautiful daughter, while working for an area Software Company. Read more...