50 years ago
A preview tour of three Gold Medallion all-electric homes was conducted by the Marietta Electric Co. for members of the Washington County Home Builders Association. Located at 211 Coventry Rd., Pershing Rd., and 118 Merryhill Dr., the homes will be open to the public later this month.
100 years ago
J. H. Holdren of Lower Newport has purchased a fine seven-passenger Studebaker auto through the Court Motor Car company.
Compiled by Linda Showalter, Marietta College Special Collections.