50 years ago
The Citizens Health Council of Marietta and Williamstown discussed plans for fogging operations during the summer months to control flies and mosquitoes. Lee Bryant was elected chairman of the group.
100 years ago
Fern Cliff Park will open on Memorial Day, with street cars running from Marietta to the park each half hour. Entertainment includes music, dancing, canoeing on the river, a motion picture screen, and vaudeville acts.
Compiled by Linda Showalter, Marietta College Special Collections.