Archaeology Field School

Castle’s Archaeology Field School

(From The Marietta Times // by Peyton Neely) Learning about the people that once made Marietta their home was the focus of the Kids’ Archaeology Camp at The Castle in Marietta this week. Several young, eager archaeologists dug their way through the dirt Wednesday, discovering pieces of pottery, glass and other

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History Campers Transported

History Campers Transported

(From The Marietta Times // by Erin E. O’Neill) It was a flashback to the time of hula hoops and bobby socks during The Castle’s first day of History Camp on Monday. About 28 campers from grades three through six were treated to a game of bowling at Pastime Lanes on

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The Castle in Marietta Offers Summer Camps, Series

The Castle in Marietta Offers Summer Camps, Series

(From The Parkersburg News and Sentinel // by Wayne Towner) The Castle in Marietta will be offering a series of summer camps aimed at people of all ages. Information about any of the upcoming programs is available by calling 740-373-4180 or by emailing Education Director Kyle Yoho at mariettacastle@gmail.com. The first

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Renovations at The Castle

State Preservation Clinic Coming to Marietta

(From The Marietta Times // by Erin E. O’Neill) A state preservation clinic coming to The Castle on June 8 gives new meaning to the phrase, “is there a doctor in the house?” The Ohio History Connection’s Building Doctors will be in Marietta to teach owners and trustees of older buildings

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Food History: Nifty 50s in Norwood

(From Clutch MOV // by Rebecca Rhodes) Clear the clutter, arrange the pillows, comb the children’s hair and most importantly, have dinner ready. This is just a small list detailing the ways a wife should act and be the best partner and mother. Of course, this is according to a

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Favorite Recipes of 1959

(From The Marietta Times // by Janelle Patterson) Stepping back in time for a taste of history Monday, 40 local residents enjoyed foods that were popular post-World War II courtesy of The Castle’s food history program: The Nifty Fifties. “You can see through this cookbook how Marietta was influenced by

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“For Victory!” Washington County Responds to World War I

Evening Event Notes Area’s Ties to Germany, Attitudes as U.S. Entered WWI

(From The Marietta Times // by Janelle Patterson) Not only did Marietta residents celebrate the 229th birthday of Ohio’s first settlement Friday, but many also gathered to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the United States’ entry into World War I. Listening to both speakers and musical performances paying homage to the

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History On Trial

History On Trial

Citizens judge facts in re-creation of 1849 case (From The Marietta Times // Janelle Patterson) Stepping back in time in the courtroom of the Washington County Courthouse, more than 75 local residents and students judged a historic case that pitted rights of personal property against the value of human life

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