418 4th Street • Marietta, Ohio 45750 • 740.373.4180

History on Trial: Bribery & Scandal in Marietta

Monday, February 18th 
1pm – 3pm

For nearly five years starting in 1906, the Tube City Railroad bribery scandal occupied the newspaper headlines in Marietta and Pittsburgh. It included over 150 indictments of politicians and businessmen, over $200,000 in bribes, “jury fixers,” fugitives from justice, and testimony from Marietta Mayor Charles Leeper and former State Senate President & Castle owner Theodore Davis. Experience a court room drama based on this little known, but extraordinary scandal. Witness the legal proceedings as tried by the modern day lawyers at the Washington County Court House. The outcome of the case will depend on you!

The Castle would like to gratefully recognize The Washington County Bar Association for their generous support and funding of our History on Trial for Kids program. Through their support, this program taking place on the same day from 11am – 12pm is open via scholarship to Washington County schools For more information on these scholarships please contact your school administrator or call The Castle at 740-373-4180.

We’d also like to recognize the assistance of Judge Ed Lane, ret., without whose help this program would not have been made possible. 

Located in Court Room A, 3rd Floor

$15 Members; $18 Nonmembers. Reservations Required. Space is Limited.



Washington County Courthouse

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