50 years (1964)
Marietta College will be constructing a new observatory facility atop Mills Hall at Sixth and Putnam streets. The project will cost $22,500.
100 years (1914)
Marietta's police department may soon have a patrol wagon added to its equipment. The matter will be given attention by the fire and police committee of the City Council. the matter having been referred to it earlier in the week.
Compiled by Kelsie Rinard, an intern at The Marietta Times.