Marietta

The Stomping Grounds

My stomping grounds was on the west side of town. Not down by the river but on top of the hill. My father had a thing about floods and moving every spring...

Adult Park

As I get older, the thought of exercise makes me cringe and I’m ashamed to admit I don’t make it a daily routine. Okay, okay … sometimes not even weekly. I know...

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...

Harmar Days

If you want to experience the quintessence of summer time in a small town, be sure to mark your calendar for Harmar Days next year. This two-day festival, held ...

The Lock Tree

They shared their first kiss at the end of the driveway for the home they would eventually own. She was a self-proclaimed “country bumpkin” and him, “a city boy...

What’s a MOV’n Dragon?

When residing in the Mid-Ohio Valley you can’t help but notice the different style of boats that glide along in the water as you’re driving in your car. In fact...

Marietta Sweet Corn Festival

What began as a gathering at the Witten Farm near Beverly, Ohio in the late 1990's has since blossomed into a festival that now spans from one edge of Muskingum...
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