25 years ago
The Marietta Tourist and Convention Bureau will offer a free 67-page calendar of events for September through December. The booklet includes more than 785 festivals and events.
Thousands of flowers and flower exhibits remain on display at the Washington County Fair even though judging is over. Everyone is encouraged to go and see the vibrant, sometimes unusual flowers.
100 years ago
The Washington County Board of School Examiners will hold an examination of applicants at the court house.
The city electric light department will be inspected by Engineer Reed of Pittsburgh.
Compiled by Amanda Nicholson, Marietta College Special Collections.