Local History

A Night at the Museum

One of the things that I love most about living here in the Mid Ohio Valley is that there is almost always something going on. There are events to relax, have a...

Stepping into History

Marietta is a city abundantly rich in history, both modern and ancient. There is no better place to illustrate the vastness of this history than the Mound Cemet...

Ghost Stories

Parkersburg’s Riverview Cemetery, fringing the Julia-Ann Square Historic District, is a hotbed of paranormal activity. It allegedly is a place where strange orb...

The Art of Getting Low

“In the older time, it all took place at home. Drapes were brought in to reduce the light into the family’s parlor. Netting and lighting helped to hide any bo...

In Due Time

Marietta Crew Rows On, Nearly 150 Years After It First Began Eight oars dip into the muddy waters of the Muskingum River with a soft ‘chop,’ followed immedia...

Mounds of History

Marietta was founded in 1788 and was the first permanent settlement of the Northwest Territory.  We all probably know this fact by now – but what came before th...

La Musée Rose

Sometimes, when we see something that exceeds our ability to easily describe it, we rely on a statement like, “If x and y had a baby, that would be it.” La Musé...
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