Marietta’s 100th Birthday – A Brief History of a Historic Celebration


Provider: Kyle Yoho, Education Director – The Castle

The history of Marietta’s Centennial is quite a bit more interesting than you might glean from face value. Through a dramatic series of events Marietta held two rival celebrations of its 100th birthday, hosted speakers and dignitaries of regional and national acclaim, and tried its darndest to put itself on the map. This presentation will feature intriguing primary sources and rare images of the people and places behind the celebration.

Kyle Yoho has served as the Education Director for The Castle since 2015 and is an Adjunct Professor of Museum Studies for Marietta College. He received his BA in History from Marietta College and MA in Public History from Wright State University. Kyle has planned museum public programs for all ages for 15 years.

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