2022

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Pig Iron Fest and Car Show returns on September 24th

Mark your calendar for Saturday, September 24th and check out the traditional Pig Iron Fest and Car Show sponsored by Donegal Rotary. We invite classic, antique, street rod, rat rod modern cars, and motorcycles. As in years past ,the Musselman-Vesta Iron Furnace center will be open for visitation and tours.  What will be different this

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Saint Simon? Simon Cameron at Mitchelville

Written by Michael Cassidy While vacationing in Hilton Head, SC, and taking time to visit a small historical site called Mitchelville, we were surprised to find a connection to Maytown. Simon Cameron, born in Maytown in 1799, is largely known as a powerful U.S. Senator, businessman, political boss, and early member of Lincoln’s cabinet. Charges

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Bank Fishing the Susquehanna

Written by Jack Ries “Give a man a fish, and he’ll eat for a day. Don’t teach a man how to fish and you feed yourself. He’s a grown man, fishing’s not that hard.” -Ron Swanson All humorous quotes aside, fishing is one of my favorite activities. Whenever I have a chance to sneak off

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Marietta Mysteries Chapter Three- “The Uneasy Path”

Written by Cynthia L. Sperko Editor’s Note: This chapter is the third chapter in the final story of the Marietta Mystery series. Future chapters will appear in upcoming editions of The Marietta Traveler. For past chapters, visit MariettaTraveler.com. Edwin was pacing back and forth in his bedroom. Mr. Ames’ death had him very concerned. He

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2 Marietta town events on October 8th

8 am to 2 pm Sidewalk Sales at local businesses on Market Street. Check out our local stores that will feature specials and discounts: For the Love of Dog (Pet Supplies), MH Art Gallery, Molly’s Courtyard Cafe (Food, Coffee, + Artisan wares), The Artful Nest (Home Decor & Gifts), and Traditional Treasures (Antiques & Collectibles).

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Haunted Marietta Returns to Union Meeting House on October 21st and 22nd

Haunted Marietta will return to Union Meeting House on October 21st and 22nd. Under the supervision of Creative Director Willis Boyles and his family, Haunted Marietta has spooked and amazed literally thousands of visitors since 2019 and promises to once again provide a frighteningly good time to those brave enough to visit. Haunted Marietta will

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Marietta Mystery #3 Chapter Two- The Mystery Deepens

Written by Cynthia L. Sperko Edwin was sitting on a wooden oak chair in the dining room at the Harland residence. Standing near him was Amy’s father, a middle-aged man with dark hair and a mustache wearing a pinstripe business suit. “So, Edwin, my daughter told me that you witnessed an elderly gentleman giving her

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Marietta Legion Riders - Riding for a Cause

Written by Jack “Flake” Ries & Trisha “Mrs. Flake” Ries Spring is in full effect, and for many people, that means it’s time to dust off the old iron horse, crank up the motor, and go for a ride. Some people ride motorcycles for fun and recreation. Others find it to be therapeutic, relaxing the

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Charity Barbeque Competition to be Held on June 6th at McCleary’s Pub

On Monday June 6 from 4:00-9:00 a special event will be held at McCleary’s Pub in Marietta. “Britty’s BBQ” will be a barbeque competition among local restaurants and aims to raise funds to build a garden with a nonprofit organization “REN Off-Grid” in rural South Africa. The event will honor a special person in the