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On the river

March 19, 2015 BELPRE—Topped with a beautiful slate gray mansard roof and built with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the Ohio River, Captain S.J. more »»

 
 
 
Historic addresses

March 11, 2015 Though Harmar has officially been a part of Marietta for more than 100 years, the west side encampment is, and always has been, its own distinct location. more »»

MC’s campus icon

March 6, 2015 When construction started in 1845, Erwin Hall was only the second building taking shape on Marietta College’s campus. more »»

Millgate style

February 20, 2015 Sitting back from Ohio 60 just outside Marietta, shrouded amongst the trees sits a 20th century home built by William W. Mills for his wife, Betsey. more »»

A downtown landmark

February 14, 2015 In 1901 construction was completed on one of Marietta’s iconic landmarks—the Washington County Courthouse. more »»

Land office

February 3, 2015 The former land office of Nahum Ward, 309 Second St., is a reminder of a time when large estates filled with mansion-sized homes and lush, bountiful yards dominated downtown Marietta. more »»

Williamstown’s historic train depot

January 30, 2015 WILLIAMSTOWN—Once a hub of activity with droves of passengers jumping aboard and freight making its way along the Ohio River, the little train depot that greets motorists coming off the bridge into... more »»

Harra Covered Bridge

January 22, 2015 WATERTOWN—Nestled along Camp Hervida Road and constructed in 1878, the Harra Bridge in Watertown Township has stood the test of time and floodwaters to remain a staple in Washington County history. more »»

Second Street history

January 16, 2015 Wide open spaces, paint chips and old steel beams make up the inside of the building at 313 Second St. in downtown Marietta, which served as a business hub in the 1900s. more »»

City’s river relic

January 9, 2015 The W.P Snyder Jr. is a highly treasured landmark in Marietta. more »»

Old railroad bridge used to be America’s largest

December 2, 2014 BELPRE—Construction on the Sixth Street Railroad Bridge, also called the Parkersburg Bridge, was finished in 1871 by the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. more »»

City’s Skyscraper

November 26, 2014 A corner office with a view is an attainable part of working in what is commonly called the Dime Bank building on the corner of Putnam and Second streets in Marietta. more »»

Boaz mansion

November 18, 2014 BOAZ, W.Va.—Since 1987, Boaz resident Mark Lupardus has owned a hidden gem in the community, with ties to a prominent family that once called the area home. more »»

Town’s Landmark

November 14, 2014 WILLIAMSTOWN—Hovering over the Ohio River on West Virginia 14 in Williamstown is a two-story Federal-style brick mansion that housed some of the city’s most powerful families and hosted a... more »»

2 old gems

November 7, 2014 Built side by side around the turn of the century on Second and Butler streets in Marietta, the Hackett Hotel and Tiber Way were erected for vastly different purposes. more »»

Orchard Place

October 24, 2014 Sitting atop the highest point on Harmar Hill rests a house built in the late 1890s by Col. John Harper Riley. According to Councilman Harley Noland, D-At Large, Riley had a lot of wealth. more »»

A place in history

October 16, 2014 BELPRE—The white farm home resting back from the road at 310 Florence St. is old, certainly. more »»

Coal Run’s story

October 9, 2014 COAL RUN—The small community of Coal Run owes much of its origins to the flowing waters running through and beside the town. more »»

Belpre’s Ames House

September 27, 2014 BELPRE—The Charles Rice Ames House has changed its shape minutely since it was built on Miller Avenue in Belpre in the 1800s. The house was built in 1843, according to owners Dave and Linda Boso. more »»

Truly historic

September 11, 2014 In the 1790s, Rufus Putnam’s house withheld the threat of Native American attacks feared by Northwest Territory’s pioneer settlers in its place within the Campus Martius fort. more »»

Historic Lowell farm

September 6, 2014 MUSKINGUM TWP. more »»

 
 
 

 

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