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Bruce MacCullagh 07-31-2008 11:58 AM

River Retrospective: Steamboats on the upper Ohio River
 
[I]Marietta College's Library and Art Department is opening the gallery's 2008-09 season with [/I]"[B]River Retrospective: Ohio Valley Transportation before Paved Roads[/B]."[I]

The exhibition, which is an overview of steamboats and river navigation on the upper Ohio River and its tributaries, will open with a reception from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, Aug. 25, and continue through Sept. 26.[/I]

[URL="http://www.mariettatimes.com/page/content.detail/id/505743.html?nav=5008"]Marietta Times Article[/URL]


[I]Photographs for the exhibit come in large part from the college library's Special Collections and consist predominantly of images from the collections of Harry Philip Fischer, a graduate of Marietta Academy, Class of 1896, and Stephen Durward Hoag, a member of the Marietta College, Class of 1923. Both were active photographers of the Marietta area.[/I]


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