50 years ago
Brown's Bakery at 124 Front St. was completely destroyed by an early morning fire. The blaze started at the rear of the building and may have been the fault of electrical wiring.
100 years ago
Dr. E. Sloan has sold the Ranger Block, the building at the corner of Wooster and Fifth streets, to C. E. Smith for about $25,000. Constructed about 15 years ago by Frank B. Ranger, a well-known oil man, the building contains nine flats.
Compiled by Linda Showalter, Marietta College Special Collections.