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Marietta Earthworks
If you have been in Mound Cemetery or walked around at Camp Tupper Park in Marietta, Ohio, you have seen a major feature of the Marietta Earthworks. They are remnants of the vast Hopewell civilization which flourished from 100 BC to 500 AD in the eastern U....

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Winter Solstice
Posted by  David Baker I had learned just recently that certain of the Marietta (Ohio) Hopewell earthworks were built to align with sunset on the winter solstice. They formed a 2,000 year old astronomical observatory system. William F. Romain documented thi...

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Marietta's First Christmas The first Christmas in Marietta featured a 2 for 1 deal. No, it was not a "buy one get one" retail promotion. It was two holidays that were celebrated on the same day: Thanksgiving and Christmas were to be celebrated on December 2...

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Early Marietta: FDR Visits Marietta
Today our post comes from Early Marietta's blog be sure to check his page out at this link:  http://earlymarietta.blogspot.com/ At 10:30 pm in Washington D.C. on July 7, 1938, the President of the United States boarded the "Presidential Special" train bound...

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Coming soon to a theater near you...
The Colony Theatre has been an iconic attraction in downtown Marietta since the building was constructed in May of 1911. Since that time it has changed ownership, names and even location, but it always represented quality entertainment in the city of Mariet...

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Early Marietta: Liquor on the Frontier
Grab yourself a glass of wine from Marietta Wine Cellars or  Unicorn Wine Guild and a growler from the Marietta Brewing Company and sit back and enjoy this excerpt from Early Marietta's blog on Alcohol during Marietta's Frontier days.   Below is a full link...

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Grip-It & Rip-It
Warm summers and mild winters make for a near year-round golfing experience you will surely love. Hotel packages, championship golf and challenging obstacles make tee time a true pleasure. With seven 18-hole courses and three nine-hole courses in the immedi...

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Saddle Up
There are many great ways to experience the abundant forests in  around Washington County. Hiking, biking and all-terrain vehicles are just a few. For a truly unique experience, trail riding on horseback cannot be topped.  The are offers ways for both novic...

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Casting in a line in Marietta-Washington County
They say the worst day of fishing is better than the best day of work, but why do you have to have  a bad day of fishing? That's why we want you to be prepared for your fishing expedition to Marietta-Washington County. Below is a top 5 list of one mans pref...
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