Color The Castle

To promote fun, local history activities from home we’re highlighting a few pages from The Castle Coloring Book over the next few weeks. As an added bonus for those who love history and coloring we’re offering one free tour pass per person who posts their finished version of today’s page

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The Castle Coloring Activity Book

While schools are closed, with many working from home, all ages practicing social distancing, and The Castle closed, we have digitized The Castle Coloring Book as a means for families to enjoy their time together with a little historical education and creativity. This fun coloring book created by one of

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The DAR Reception at The Castle

The following is a transcription from an undated newspaper column (likely The Marietta Times) describing a grand reception held here by Lucy Davis for the Marietta chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR.) “Society” D.A.R. Reception The Marietta Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution celebrated Washington’s birthday with

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The Castle and Marietta College History & Education Departments Welcome Cheyney McKnight

On Saturday, July 14th at 6pm The Castle and Marietta College History & Education Departments are happy to host the special presentation “Interpreting the African American Experience” by Living Historian Cheyney McKnight in Room 124, Thomas Hall at Marietta College. Cheyney will be discussing her experiences interpreting slavery throughout the

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Annual Betsey Mills Corporation Member Meeting

The Castle Historic House Museum is a division of The Betsey Mills Corporation. All members of The Castle and the Betsey Mills Club are invited to the corporation’s annual member meeting. This meeting will be held on: Monday, December 18, 2017 at 6pm at The Betsey Mills Club Due to

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Archaeology Field School

Castle’s Archaeology Field School

(From The Marietta Times // by Peyton Neely)Learning about the people that once made Marietta their home was the focus of the Kids’ Archaeology Camp at The Castle in Marietta this week.Several young, eager archaeologists dug their way through the dirt Wednesday, discovering pieces of pottery, glass and other artifacts that

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History Campers Transported

History Campers Transported

(From The Marietta Times // by Erin E. O’Neill)It was a flashback to the time of hula hoops and bobby socks during The Castle’s first day of History Camp on Monday.About 28 campers from grades three through six were treated to a game of bowling at Pastime Lanes on Second Street

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The Castle in Marietta Offers Summer Camps, Series

The Castle in Marietta Offers Summer Camps, Series

(From The Parkersburg News and Sentinel // by Wayne Towner)The Castle in Marietta will be offering a series of summer camps aimed at people of all ages.Information about any of the upcoming programs is available by calling 740-373-4180 or by emailing Education Director Kyle Yoho at mariettacastle@gmail.com.The first camp will be

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Renovations at The Castle

State Preservation Clinic Coming to Marietta

(From The Marietta Times // by Erin E. O’Neill)A state preservation clinic coming to The Castle on June 8 gives new meaning to the phrase, “is there a doctor in the house?”The Ohio History Connection’s Building Doctors will be in Marietta to teach owners and trustees of older buildings how to

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