Historical Markers

The Mid-Ohio Valley region is incredibly rich in American history and played a pivotal role in the Civil War due to our location on the border between Ohio and Virginia, and, our position at the intersection of the vital communications and transportation arteries posed by the B&O Railroad and Ohio River.  Large numbers of volunteers were recruited and trained in the region and fought in many of the major battle campaigns of the war, including First Bull Run, South Mountain, Antietam, Second Bull Run, Shiloh, Corinth, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Vicksburg, Chickamauga, Missionary Ridge, Wilderness, Atlanta, Petersburg, Appomattox and many more.  It is important to tell the stories of those from the region who served and sacrificed in order to ensure that their names and accomplishments are not lost or forgotten.  

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Saturday, April 4, 2020; 11:00 a.m.

Our Marker Dedication has been postponed.

Benjamin D Fearing Historical Marker Dedication Program.

Saturday, August 8, 2020; 11:00 a.m.

The Castle Historical House Museum, 418 Fourth Street Marietta OH;

Rufus R Dawes Historical Marker Dedication Program.

Current Markers

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Gen. Don Carlos Buell

Lowell Island, Lowell, OH

Dedicated October 7, 2017

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Col. Jesse Hildebrand

161 Front St., Marietta, OH

Dedicated September 22, 2018

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Gen. WIlliam Pitt Richardson

215 Washington St. Marietta, OH

Dedicated December 1 2018

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Contact Us

Questions or for more information contact Leight Murray, Recording-Secretary

 740-706-2575

cwrtmov@gmail.com

CWRT MOV, 515 4th Street, Marietta OH 45750

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Marietta Community Foundation

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