As the first official settlement of the Northwest Territory and Ohio’s oldest city, Marietta is a treasure trove of historical landmarks and museums.

Discover Marietta, Ohio's rich history with ancient earthworks, a significant riverboat past, well-preserved Victorian era homes, and a charming Main Street! History lovers, this is for you!

While in Harmar Village, stroll the brick streets, visit The Henry Fearing House, Toy & Doll Museum, restored train cars and old post office.

Historic Harmar Village

Explore three floors of exhibits, including the Rufus Putnam House and Ohio Company Land Office, to discover Marietta's indigenous people and early settlers.

Campus Martius Museum

Those looking to ride an authentic sternwheeler can visit the Valley Gem right next door to the Ohio River Museum.

Ohio River Museum

Guided tours provide historical details about one of Marietta’s most picturesque historic homes.

The Castle

Hopewell and Adena Indians lived in Washington County around 100BC. Although both cultures disappeared by AD 500, a few of the ceremonial structures remain today.

Quadranou Mound

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