Tag: Marietta

Marietta Makes History

Marietta Makes History

One studio is responsible for markings of history all across the nation. And nobody even knows it’s there.   Marietta is a treasure trove of history and off-beat facts. Taking the time to explore the small town will reveal ghost stories, museums and the last intact steam-powered sternwheel boat. But Marietta also harbors a bit […]

Marietta’s Fest of Fitness and Ferment

Marietta’s Fest of Fitness and Ferment

By: Tiffany Goldstein Marietta will host its  annual weeklong  Rivers, Trails & Ales Festival starting August 9th and ending the 12th. The festival will celebrate the natural assets of the town.  According to the National Geographic Adventure, Marietta was ranked number one in outdoor recreation […]

Yesteryear’s Toys, Today’s Treasure

Yesteryear’s Toys, Today’s Treasure

By Alyssa Lyons  In the historic district of Marietta lies old boilermakers home full of toys and treasures to transport adults, children, and families back in time.    “People are drawn to the opportunity of going back in time and having an opportunity to see what […]

How a paintball park in Southeast Ohio stays alive

How a paintball park in Southeast Ohio stays alive

On an unusually warm day last fall, Frank Casto fired paintballs at a target latched onto a tall tree near his shop. The dye-filled capsules zoomed through the humid air. As they ricocheted off the target, the paintballs splattered and burst into a cloud of […]

Small Town Mortuary Museum a Treat

Small Town Mortuary Museum a Treat

At the mention of the words “mortuary museum,” one might think of a haunted house or a horror film. But Bill Peoples, the owner of Marietta’s Cawley & Peoples Mortuary Museum, will tell you his livelihood is more than a horror-movie cliché. Peoples, who also […]