Local History

Nearly Annihilated

The Story of the 25th Ohio Volunteer Infantry in the Battle of Gettysburg Our regiment had seventeen color-bearers killed or wounded dur...

Big Muskie’s Legacy

Once the World’s Largest Earth Moving Machine, “Big Muskie” could move 39 million pounds of earth and rock every hour. The enormous draglin...

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La Cage aux Folles

It’s a story that’s been told for centuries. Young lovers come from widely divergent backgrounds. One comes from a more orthodox family, of...

A Melting Pot of Fun

"This festival is a real melting pot of fun!" Graffiti Magazine Bollywood music plays throughout City Park while smells of Stromboli an...

Pioneer Summer Theater

This summer, the MOV welcomes back for the fifth time a theater festival that wonderfully pairs an outdoor Shakespeare play at Muskingum Pa...

The Crucible

In a story such as The Crucible, the words on paper are pretty powerful. When brought to life by the actors on a stage, the story becomes p...

On Golden Pond

Norman Thayer, Jr is quite possibly the biggest curmudgeon on the face of the planet. He’s also one of the sweetest people ever. But, accor...

What About Auburn?

What about Auburn? It seems like a simple question, really, but for the people who live there and in countless small communities just like ...

Local Spring Fashion

Spring is in the air which means summer is right around the corner. When you stop by the local shops in the MOV you’re going to come across...

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Celebrating Mom with Flowers

Marietta Main Street's downtown flower program is a labor of love from start to finish every single year. Seeds are planted by February and tended to by Jay Hu...

Athens Photo Project

Communities across the Mid-Ohio Valley are focusing more and more on the arts; from the restoration of historic theatres to the installation of public murals t...

Spring Cleaning in Marietta

Every year, Marietta Main Street's Design Committee coordinates volunteer events aimed at beautifying Marietta's downtown community. These events prepare Marie...

Mamma Mia!

Sophie Sheridan and her mother Donna live in paradise. While helping Donna run a quaint but crumbling inn on an idyllic Greek island, Sophie met the man of her...

Where’s the Wine, Guys?

It’s no surprise that the complaint we hear most often is that there is nothing to do in town. With so many larger cities within a couple of hours of the Mid-O...

Joe Momma Gives Back

Joe Momma's Kitchen is a bright and cheerful local eatery that has been bringing smiles to residents of the MOV since 2014. Run by owners Sarah and Eric Sauls,...

Easter Egg Hunts in the MOV

Now that spring is here, Easter Egg Hunts are popping up! Looking for an egg hunt in your neighborhood? We’ve rounded up this year’s schedule across the Mid-Oh...
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