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Marietta turns 225: Recreating history

‘We want people to come together and be proud’

April 8, 2013
By Sam Shawver - The Marietta Times (sshawver@mariettatimes.com) , The Marietta Times

The weather on the 225th anniversary of Marietta's founding Sunday was apparently quite a bit better than the cold, gray mist that greeted Gen. Rufus Putnam and 47 other Revolutionary War veterans when they landed at the confluence of the Muskingum and Ohio rivers on April 7, 1788.

 
 

 

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