Local History

Henderson Hall for the Holidays

Built in 1836 and enlarged from 1856 to 1859, Henderson Hall is a genuine treasure trove of history going all the way back past the Civil War. And walking throu...

Historic Marietta Instameet

This Saturday, Clutch MOV is hosting our second Instameet in partnership with Hidden Marietta, the Castle, and Marietta Main Street! Join us for a walking tour ...

The Castle

The Castle Historic House Museum stands tall on fourth street in historic downtown Marietta. In the past, The Castle was home to the most prominent people in th...

Divination and the MOV

Lately, Facebook has bubbled with news about an archaic law in Parkersburg that prohibits the practice of the psychic arts. Marietta struck down a similar law i...

The History of Fort Boreman Hill

If you haven’t been to Fort Boreman Historical Park, you are missing out on one of the truly beautiful locations in the Mid-Ohio Valley. Maybe the most beautifu...

A Shack on the Tracks

I’ve spent many days of my life sitting across the kitchen table from my nan. During the day, the other members of the family will work in the yard – five acres...

The Price of Owning History

Historic homes and historic districts bring with them a special kind of charm; whether that charm comes from a connection to a significant historic event, havin...

Snow Rollers

We've all experienced that weird moment when we're witness to something that's so completely new and inexplicable that we wonder if we're hallucinating or maybe...

#MOVHistory

If you follow us on Instagram, you might've seen us throw around a new hashtag over the past few months - #MOVHistory. As we worked diligently behind the scenes...

How Marietta Got its Name

Lately, Marietta has been popping up on a lot of lists. We've been named the most picturesque city in Ohio, one of the top ten small cities in America, an adven...
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