Written by Cynthia L. Sperko Editor’s Note: This chapter is part of a series. Future chapters will appear in upcoming editions of The Marietta Traveler. For past chapters, visit MariettaTraveler.com. Sara walked to her locker and opened it more slowly than normal. Though she was grateful that she made it home safe, she was nervous.
Written by Santa & Mrs. Claus (ghostwriters Trish and Jack Ries) Well folks, it’s that time of year again. Mrs. Claus and I have made a list, and we’ve checked it twice. Now it’s time to find out who’s been naughty or nice. Let’s start with the nice list, shall we? Nice: Whatever Organization(s) Brought
Written by Kathy Leaman and Darlene Pruett In our continuing series of interviews with Marietta’s finest generational citizens, we spent several afternoons with Harold Kulman. He was generous enough to share his personal history and memories with us. He is quite a vivid storyteller, with a touch of mischievousness. We feel privileged to share his
Marietta Restoration Associates will host the 57th Candlelight Tour of Homes on Sunday, December 3rd, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. A diverse collection of private homes, all decked out for the holidays, will be open for the enjoyment of Candlelight Tour ticket holders. A number of historic Marietta buildings will be open to the
Written by Cynthia L. Sperko Editor’s Note: This chapter is part of a series. Future chapters will appear in upcoming editions of The Marietta Traveler. For past chapters, visit MariettaTraveler.com. Saturday 11:58 p.m. Concerned for her friend, Carly caught the Northwest River Trail from New Haven Street and quickly headed for the Gay Street entrance.
Written by Jack and Trisha Ries If you look at some very old photos of Marietta, you may notice something different. Yes, there’s a trolley rail down the middle of the street, and people are dressed in old-timey, yet quite dapper attire, and there’s a coal wagon being pulled by a team of draft horses,
Saturday, September 30th , Donegal Rotary will be presenting it’s 18th annual Pig Iron Fest at the Marietta Community Bible Church. The Fest highlights the history of Marietta’s role in the pig iron industry, creates a focal point for the community, and attracts a large crowd while generating funds for charitable causes. Funds raised benefit
Written by Gary Schatz, Marietta Fireworks It’s hard to believe our 2023 season is over with a successful show July 1st. We had our customary follow up meeting July 29th with good suggestions and recaps. Now it’s time to get ready for 2024. The first change is that we are not going to have the
Haunted Marietta Returns to Union Meeting House on October 27th and 28th Haunted Marietta will return to Union Meeting House on October 27th and 28th. 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
Written by Trish Ries A ripple in the water, like a ripple in time Sunbaked memories on the river stone below Smooth steps under the arch of our feet Retracing memories carved in the trees. Sun rays leave their tattoo upon our skin Laughter can be heard above the splashing of water Dogs are making