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Celebrating 234 years

Photos by Michele Newbanks Glen Wolfe watches as Marietta Mayor Josh Schlicher rings the bell at the Henry Fearing Museum Thursday. Events were held throughout the day in celebration of the 234th anniversary of the founding of Marietta.
Historian Jean Yost spoke to residents Thursday about the Start Westward Monument and the settling of Marietta. Thursday was the 234th anniversary of the city’s founding. Residents gathered at the Start Westward Monument for the raising of flags provided by the Kiwanis.
Historian Jean Yost spoke to residents Thursday about the Start Westward Monument and the settling of Marietta. Thursday was the 234th anniversary of the city’s founding. Residents gathered at the Start Westward Monument for the raising of flags provided by the Kiwanis.

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