50 years ago
Both bargains and fun are available at downtown Marietta's Outdoor Living Days. Shoppers enjoy merchants' outdoor displays, sensational values, and carnival rides on Putnam Street.
100 years ago
The Marietta Merchants' Association has decided to keep stores open on the evenings preceding Memorial Day and July 4. All stores will be closed a half day on those holidays, while some will remain closed all day.
Compiled by Linda Showalter, Marietta College Special Collections.