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History and ghost stories

My daughter and I visited Marietta last weekend and were looking to do something fun. We decided... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Rueckie
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Toledo, Ohio
Entertaining, Historical and Spooky!!! So worth it!

For tourists and townies of the historic and beautiful city of Marietta Ohio!! We took the Ghost... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Valerie A
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We have an array of walking tours both inside historic locations and downtown. We focus on the hidden, the shocking and the spooky side of Marietta's history! It is our mission to introduce you to the delights of historic Marietta, Ohio. Our passion is research, history and storytelling; all of our tours and events have an authentic, historical basis. We take you behind-the-scenes and offer you multiple ways to experience the town's history. We know that each time you visit with us you will learn something new and fun!
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Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Marietta, OH 45750-2723
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My daughter and I visited Marietta last weekend and were looking to do something fun. We decided on going on a ghost tour. What an awesome adventure going on the Hidden Marietta tour. It is the best ghost tour I have been on! Not only...More

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Jessica W, Owner at Hidden Marietta, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Very happy you had a great time! I will definitely pass on your kind words to Megan, she is a great guide!!

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Reviewed 4 days ago

For tourists and townies of the historic and beautiful city of Marietta Ohio!! We took the Ghost Trek tour and had a great time with a knowledgable and fun tour guide (Megan!). I took my mom, sister-in-law and my 9 year old and everyone throughly...More

Thank Valerie A
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Jessica W, Owner at Hidden Marietta, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

So glad you and your family enjoyed your tour with us! Our guides truly love Marietta and we love to hear how their passion inspires our tour guests! We look forward to seeing you again!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great history lessons and spooky stories. Great storytelling talent from our guide Jan. We definitely recommend this walking tour to dive deeper into Marietta's history. The group was very small so listening above the infrequent noisy traffic was not an issue.

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Jessica W, Owner at Hidden Marietta, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for joining us!

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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

This is the second time we’ve booked a ghost trek with Hidden Marietta. This time it was pouring rain and the four of us were the only ones who showed up for a tour. Instead of getting soaked we asked Kat to share stories in...More

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Jessica W, Owner at Hidden Marietta, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

We are very happy you came back to see us, and braved the rain!! We had a dry spell for weeks and OF COURSE it would downpour during our walking tour :) We love telling stories of Marietta's history and hauntings, and are always sad...More

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Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

While traveling to take our son to school we stayed in Marietta, OH. We decided to take ghost tour. The tour guide was enthusiastic and informative. My son who is 20, my husband and I, truly enjoyed the entire tour. Would recommend to anyone stopping...More

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Jessica W, Owner at Hidden Marietta, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017
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So glad you could join us!!

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Reviewed 4 August 2017

We were planning on walking around Marietta during our overnight stay, but thought this tour looked interesting. Such fun! Along with ghost stories, we were regaled with folkloric tales, tidbits on local architecture, and history. Our guide kept us moving and made 90 minutes fly....More

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Jessica W, Owner at Hidden Marietta, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2017

We are so happy you found us! Marietta is a beautiful town to walk around, and hearing some stories and discovering hidden history along the way makes it even better!

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Reviewed 30 July 2017

Stayed at the Lafeyette Hotel which is located near all the attractions & near many restaurants . We did Haunted Marietta- Putnam Street tour. Barb the tour guide was very knowledgeable and was a great story teller. If you like history be sure to take...More

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Jessica W, Owner at Hidden Marietta, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

Thank you for joining us for Ghost Trek! It is always fun to meet visitors that appreciate the history of the town, and I will pass your compliments along to the trolley company as well! We are glad you enjoyed Marietta!

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Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

As a resident I have always wanted to do tour. Had a friend in from out of town and decided to take tour. Great decision. Jessica our guide was outstanding and full of facts and tidbits. As I drive through my town now I appreciate...More

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Jessica W, Owner at Hidden Marietta, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

Very happy you joined us! I love seeing Marietta resident's eyes light up when they learn a fun new fact about their town, there is so much to be found here!

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Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

I have been to Marietta several times during the day, but my husband and I decided to spend a few days at the Lafayette Hotel. After arriving, we saw the sign about the tours so we decided to give them a try. Our tour guide...More

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Jessica W, Owner at Hidden Marietta, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

Glad you were able to join us! We love sharing the history of the town, and our ghost stories are experiences we have had, or have been told to us by friends working in the historic buildings and visitors to the town. Authentic experiences and...More

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Reviewed 3 July 2017

I did the Putnam Street Tour this past Saturday. We stopped at the County Courthouse, two theaters, and several homes and businesses. Our tour guide not only told us about the ghosts who haunt these places--and, yes, I believe in ghosts--but we also learned the...More

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Jessica W, Owner at Hidden Marietta, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Thanks for joining us on our new tour! We are always doing research and learning new things to share. We look forward to seeing you again!

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Carol W
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Response from LynneSturtevant | Property representative |
Hi Carol! We have an opportunity to sit down in the lobby of the Lafayette Hotel about half an hour into the tour. We are there about 15 minutes. We walk slowly and most of the route is over sidewalks. Although some of it is... More
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