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Marietta Garden Tour Offers Fall Foliage Event

The annual Marietta Garden Tour, which benefits The Marietta Community House, will be held on September 9th. The goal is to offer gardeners ideas and gardening insight for the end of summer and fall months. The 2018 Garden Tour will feature eight beautiful gardens within walking distance in the Borough, ranging from small accent gardens

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by Kristen Ellsworth I would like to think there were a million Mariettas Tucked away somewhere in the Lancaster Counties of the world. I would like to think that the earth were full Of children baking mud pies on Susquehanna rocks, Or making forts of ruins that nature has reclaimed. Of summer evenings glistening with

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Henry Clay Furnace Exhibit To Be Dedicated to Dr. June Evans

During the summers of 1988 to 1992, Millersville University students lead by Dr. June Evans, trudged down the old railroad bed to the Henry Clay Iron Furnace (this railroad bed has now been transformed into the Lancaster County Northwest River Trail). The students carried shovels, trowels, screens, and notebooks. They were going to put into

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Mulberry Thrills Marietta!

Written by Molly & Harper Kitchen I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! Or, in Marietta’s case, we all scream for Mulberry Thrill. Since the new ice cream shop opened on May 19th at 100 West Market Street, this cute little old-fashioned, familyowned place has stolen the hearts of Marietta citizens, including

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Post 466: Where Everybody Knows Your Name

Written by Trisha Ries There’s a little known gem located on South Gay Street in Marietta, and it’s the American Legion William Brenner Post 466. The minute you walk in, you feel at home. The Legion is more than just a social organization to get cheap drinks, it’s a place where all armed forces can

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MRA Annual Meeting

Who: Community and all MRA members When: June 21st Time: 7:00 p.m. Where: Union Meeting House Join to be a member and support this great organization! Greetings, After receiving many compliments about the letter I published in the prior edition of the Marietta Traveler, I told the amazing Traveler staff that I would do my

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Eater Family Foundation Announces 2018 Grants

The Eater Family Foundation (pronounced with a silent “E”) was established in memory of Gene Eater Herchelroth in 2012 for the benefit of historic preservation and economic development in Marietta Borough. Every year the foundation receives many grant requests from eligible non-profits within the borough. It has consistently been able to give awards larger than

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Announcing the 2018 Chowderfest Winners

Written by Ed Lincoln, Jr. The Third Annual Chowderfest was held at the Railroad House Inn and Restaurant in Marietta, on Saturday April 7th, with a record attendance of nearly 400 guests. The annual event was sponsored by Carriage House Construction, Jeremy Ganse Remax, CGA Law Firm, Hope for Healing Bemer USA, the Red Roof

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Fireworks Return with a Bang!

On June 30, 2018, bring your lawn chairs to the War Memorial Park and join in a tradition that has historically been a staple of Marietta’s July Fourth Celebration:Fireworks! This year, though, the patriotic celebration will be even bigger, with a cornhole tournament,vendors, and a stage show including tributes to military veterans, music, and vocal

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The Frozen Marietta Mojito

Courtesy of Rebeca Shinsky, Bully’s Restaurant and Pub, Columbia A signature summer drink, the mojito is light and refreshing! This version uses locally-sourced “Garden Mint,” probably available in your backyard. 2 oz. light or white rum (no need for the pricey stuff, a basic rum like Cruzan will work just fine) Juice of 1 lime