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Did you know?

Compiled by Trisha Ries 1719 – Three hundred acres of land were purchased by Indian trader Robert Wilkins along river, adjacent to property of George Stewart, also a trader. This includes the area that would become Marietta. 1803 – David Cook’s son lays out town of New Haven (east end of Marietta). 1804 – James

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Breakfast Anyone?

Written by Richard Washburn There’s going to be a new eating place in Marietta. It’s called “Heart Café”. Heart Café, at 17 East Market Street, is the dream of Leah Nagle. She and twenty one investors have come together, to form a community building venture bringing at least five new jobs, and a new and

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TOKENS of HISTORY: Of a Brother’s Blood

Written by Trevor Williams Well here we are, at last. The holidays are finally upon us and a tense election is behind us (a foretoken as I write this). With everything that has happened, hopefully a sigh of relief will permeate through Marietta as we approach the end of an exhausting year. With that said,

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First National Bank Building to  Become “First National Escape”

Written by Adam Jenkins “I gotta have this” was Stephen Ulrich’s first thought when he heard that Marietta Restoration Associates was seeking a new occupant for the former Farmer’s First Bank in Marietta. Ulrich and his wife, Abby, have an appreciation for historic architecture and the bank building at 100 West Market Street abounds with

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Memories Once Forgotten - The Perfect Christmas Gifts

Written by Trisha Ries Christmas is that magical time of year where hearts grow three times their normal size, and you can smell the wonderment in the air. If you are anything like me, the joy of giving is far greater than the joy of receiving. Although, I must admit that I had some pretty

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The Marietta Community House

Written by Linda Ross A total of three hundred and seventy-three buildings in town are listed on the National Register of Historic Places because they are preserved and contribute to the largely nineteenth century streetscapes around Marietta. It is always striking how familiar the many old postcard views are to our presentday eyes, but the

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Tokens of History: The First Among Us

By Trevor Williams Hello everyone. As summer winds down and the leaves begin to change to their glorious golds and reds, we naturally tend to think of the upcoming holidays, being surrounded by family and friends, and generally having a good time. Throughout our early years, we are taught the importance of these holidays and

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"Little Shop of Horrors" Coming to Susquehanna Stage Company

Just in time for Halloween, “Little Shop of Horrors” will be playing at the Susquehanna Stage Company October 21-30. This off-Broadway cult favorite rock musical is based on a 1960 lowbudget Roger Corman movie, and then opened in NYC in 1980. Little Shop of Horrors is a delectable sci-fi horror musical with an electrifying pop/rock