The City of Marshall is 175 years old and officials in the community decided to have a celebration to mark the occasion.

Click to hear KMZU’s Brad Hartman talk with Marshall City Administrator Connie Latimer:

Connie Latimer

Latimer says this is the first of many anniversary parties scheduled for this year.

The Marshall 175th birthday party kicks off Thursday evening on the Marshall square starting at 5 p.m.

The Marshall Municipal Band is set perform starting at 7 p.m.