50 years ago
Marietta seventh-graders are going on the sixth annual three-day Ohio History Field Trip, where they will visit historical sites, such as the state capitol, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Grant's birthplace, and Serpent Mound. Sponsored by the Civitan Club, the trip encourages good citizenship and good public relations with other Ohio communities.
100 years ago
Pennsylvania oil took another 10 cent drop this morning, the price now paid being $2.30 per barrel. The uncertain state of the market is responsible for holding up a number of local oil deals.
Compiled by Linda Showalter, Marietta College Special Collections.