Washington County Historical Society offers interesting presentations for members and non-members. This is a great way to learn something new, see what the organization is up to and find out ways you can get involved!
These meetings are held at The Castle: 418 Fourth Street, Marietta, OH 45750.
No charge for members, donations appreciated.
March 2, 2020, 7pm
"Historical Reflections on the Village of Lowell" by Steve Weber
Steve Weber will present an overview of the history of Lowell as a once vibrant and flourishing town. For many years, Steve has collected photographs, postcards and images showing the bustling river town with many social and economic endeavors.
May 4, 2020, 7pm
"The Henderson Family Connections with Marietta" by Randy Modesitt.
As director of Henderson Hall, Randy Modesitt will present the many intersections that the Henderson family had in relation to the life and activities in Marietta. This program identifies that the Ohio River was not a barrier between the folks of Marietta and this influential family in West Virginia.
June 1, 2020, 7pm
"Marietta, Its History, Its People and Its Architecture" by Harley Noland
Harley Noland will give an overview of the founding and planning of Marietta with the spirit of the people who settled Marietta. People brought their own familiar styles of architecture. Harley will discuss early industry of Marietta and how that influenced its architecture. Attendees will come away with a clearer idea of why Marietta appears as it does.