Written by Adam Jenkins The Old Town Hall Clock is an iconic fixture in Marietta, but how many of us know the history behind it? The clock was originally purchased by the Marietta Borough Council in September of 1852 from Mr. Sylvester Penfield of New York City. Crowds gathered as the clock mechanism, and 1,000
Written by Cynthia L Sperko Editor’s Note: This chapter is the fourth chapter in the final story of the Marietta Mystery series. For past chapters, visit MariettaTraveler.com. Edwin, Sylvia, and Kurt sat in front of the computer screen watching a video. It was accessed from a small flash drive that was found inside the locket.
Proud Mariettians and history lovers are invited to visit the Old Town Hall Museum at 3 West Walnut Street on Candlelight Tour Day, Sunday, December 4th, from 11:00-5:00. Admission to the museum is free, and no Candlelight Tour ticket is required. Among the exhibits that visitors can enjoy in the museum are: Fire Pumper Engine
Written by Jack & Trisha Ries Thanksgiving has come and gone, and the madness of Black Friday has passed. We hope you all made it out of the mall with all of your limbs intact. By the time you read this article, there will only be about 30 shopping days left before Christmas. Jack keeps
Marietta Restoration Associates will host the 56th Candlelight Tour of Homes on Sunday, December 4th, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Eight private homes decorated for the holidays will be open for your viewing pleasure. In addition to the homes, your ticket will include entry to several historic buildings in Marietta. The Old Town Hall