“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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