OHIO RIVER HISTORY TOUR
A grand example of Victorian architecture.
Dawn at Marietta
A river view at dawn from the shoreline at Marietta.
A period bedroom in the mansion.
Blennerhassett Dining Room
The formal dining room in the mansion.
Ghostly History Tour
As an old river town, Marietta has many "ghostly stories". Here, our docent tells some of these stories along with the early history of the area.
Marietta as seen from our paddlewheel boat, the "Valley Gem".
A docent explains how the elaborate meals were prepared.
Front view of the reconstructed mansion on Blennerhassett Island in the Ohio River near Parkersburg, West Virginia.
Our tour participants stayed in the historic Lafayette Hotel in downtown Marietta.
Lunch aboard the "Valley Gem" paddlewheel boat.
Lafayette Hotel Lobby
The elegant lobby of the Lafayette Hotel.
One of the oldest and most haunted of Marietta's waterfront properties. A murder was committed here and some say screams can still be heard.
Front view of the home. It's easy to see how it got its name.