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Tracking down the resting spots of Marietta's original settlers

September 22, 2013
By PHIL FOREMAN , Marietta Times

MARIETTA - On April 7, 1788, a fleet of boats arrived at the confluence of the Ohio and Muskingum rivers carrying 48 men from New England who desired to "plant a Christian nation in the midst of a savage wilderness, where they expected to make their homes."

 
 
 

 

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