50 years ago
Production of hardwood pallets has started at the new plant of Silvesco, Inc. Located two miles east of Marietta on Ohio 26, the building was constructed entirely by workers from Washington County, with materials obtained from Marietta businesses.
100 years ago
Mrs. Beatrice Forbes Robertson Hale of New York, a widely known orator of the Woman's Suffrage movement, spoke to a good-sized audience at the First Unitarian Church. The percentage of men present was about the same as the percentage of women at a men's political meeting: about half a dozen.
Compiled by Linda Showalter, Marietta College Special Collections.