Posted by Brian Cicioni | Jul 16, 2019 | Ohio | 1 |MARIETTA
Named in honor of Queen Marie Antoinette of France, Marietta was the first permanent European settlement in what is now the state of Ohio. The city of 14,000 is surrounded (counterclockwise) by the Muskingum River, The Ohio River, Duck Creek, and the Appalachian Plateau. You can see West Virginia from Ohio River Park. If you are looking to cross it off your bucket list, ... Read More
Front Street Farmers Market
Have you heard of the weekly Farmers Market on Front Street that’s located right on the Armory lawn? Well if you haven’t, read all about it here and hopefully you’ll be able to head over to see what the talk is all about.
Every Tuesday, starting on May 16 and ending on August 29, dozens of vendors pitch up their tents and showcase their best goods and crafts to locals and visitors wanting ... Read More
Unique activities you didn’t know existed in Marietta
Peoples Bank Theatre
I’ve lived in Marietta, Ohio, for almost my entire life (which is only 21 years), and I have yet to visit this attraction, simply because I have never heard of it. Many people are caught up in the”state of the art” movie theaters nowadays, and most fail to realize there’s the Peoples Bank Theatre on Putnam Street! Originally built in 1911, but claimed by fire in ... Read More
Elegantly dine at premium restaurants while you feast on filet mignon with a strawberry spinach walnut salad, or kick back and relax at restaurants that offer the best burgers and brews in town. Marietta, Ohio is your one-stop shop for your never ending food cravings. Featured below are the top dining options here in Marietta, Ohio that caters to any taste bud and to any occasion one may have.
Your dining guide for Marietta, OH
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10 Reasons to Visit Downtown Marietta
It only takes one visit to Marietta, Ohio to absolutely fall in love. From our past to the present and looking forward to our future, the passion of Marietta’s community can be felt wherever you walk. Downtown Marietta is truly the heart of our town, and although you don’t need a reason to visit what we know will be your new favorite place, we’ve decided to give you ten anyway!
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On July 4, 1788 in Marietta there were only a few dozen inhabitants, little infrastructure, and no buildings completed. But there was a proud spirit – and great optimism about the new town and the nation. They had a big time and noisy celebration on that first July 4th.
Read about it here.
I honestly didn’t know much about Marietta, Ohio prior to my visit, but I discovered that the area has a lot to offer visitors. Marietta is positioned along the Ohio River which provides lots of opportunity for outdoor adventure.
Marietta is named in honor of the Queen of France, Marie Antoinette and was established as the first permanent settlement of the new United States in ... Read More
Marietta, Ohio is not only Ohio’s oldest settlement but the first permanent settlement in the entire Northwest Territory. Whether you’re a history buff or outdoor enthusiast, you’ll find lots of ways to explore Ohio’s First Adventure.Hit the Trails.
Marietta’s trail network is phenomenal no matter how you choose to use it. While visiting I had the pleasure of both hiking and biking portions of their trails including ... Read More
By Steve Stephens The Columbus Dispatch
Take A Seat offers an occasional look at things to see and do in one of Ohio’s 88 county seats. This stop: Marietta in Washington County
MARIETTA, Ohio — Few places in Ohio are as picturesque as this town, at the confluence of the Ohio and Muskingum rivers.
None is as historic.
Marietta is the oldest city in the Buckeye State, founded in 1788 at a time when crossing the Ohio River from the ... Read More
Ohio’s First Adventure: Marietta
Marietta, Ohio is a sleepy town along the Ohio River in the South-East corner of the state. Before my visit, Marietta (or Ohio for that matter) was not really on my travel radar. My compass almost always points West to the mountains, but I am so glad I took the opportunity to visit Marietta. I was pleasantly surprised by the variety of outdoor activities in Ohio. It’s no wonder that National ... Read More