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Mayfest Returns to Maytown on May 7th

Mayfest is back and will be held on Saturday, May 7th from 10:00-3:00. This year’s theme for Mayfest is “Celebrate Maytown!”. There will be artifacts, demonstrations, shows, food, and fun. Activities are planned for all ages! Mayfest 2022 will feature: • Scavenger Hunt using our new historical banners…earn wooden nickels • Display in the Museum

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Marietta Community House Announces Return of Annual Dinner and Auction

The Marietta Community House Board is very excited to bring back our biggest fundraiser. The Dinner and Auction Event is always fun, and the food is always delicious. Please save the date:  Saturday, May 14th, starting at 5:30 p. m  (Note this is a new date!) The Marietta Community House has been able to support our

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Marietta Mysteries Story #2

Chapter Four- “The Four Words” Written by Cynthia Sperko Sylvia stared blankly at the computer screen. The file on the flash drive was password protected and so far, a list of 15 pass codes she tried didn’t work. “At least I wasn’t kicked out of the system as of yet” Sylvia thought out loud. “Perhaps

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Susquehanna Stage Celebrates a Successful 2021 and a Promising 2022

As 2021 draws to a close, so does the season of shows at Susquehanna Stage. This year’s theme was “Pulling Back the Curtain”. These were plays and musicals that took place either in or around theatre. What better way to celebrate a return to the stage after being dark for so long? The youth and

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The Night Before Christmas… In Marietta

Written by Jack and Trish Ries Twas the night before Christmas and all through the town Not a creature was stirring Not even a train sound. The beer mugs were hung at Mccleary’s with care In hopes that St Nicholas soon would be there. Mariettians were nestled all snug in their beds, While visions of

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The Next Mayor of Marietta Introduces Herself

It is with great pleasure I get to introduce myself as your next Marietta Mayor! My name is Rebecca Carroll Baltozer. I was born and raised in Marietta as an eighth-generation Carroll. When I say Marietta runs in my veins, I mean it! I grew up playing softball, cheering at our War Memorial Park, and

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A Marietta Tradition- Candlelight Tour Returns

It’s back! After world events forced the cancellation of the 2020 Candlelight Tour, the Marietta tradition returns for 2021. Marietta Restoration Associates will host the 55th Candlelight Tour of Homes on Sunday, December 5th, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Eight private homes decorated for the holidays will be open for your viewing pleasure. In

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Revenants of the River

Written by Trisha Ries In an old historic town such as Marietta, it would almost seem inevitable that the spirits of those who have left the Earth still linger. I’m not talking about the ghosts of pub crawls past, but the spirit of those who once were. I was curious to find out more about

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Dear Friends of Marietta ~

Dedicated community volunteers of the Marietta Restoration Associates are busy planning and organizing our Annual Marietta Candlelight Tour. Proceeds from this event help with the restoration and maintenance of our historic public buildings and properties, including the Old Town Hall Museum and the Historic Union Meeting House. We hope that you will help with our