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Day: January 2, 2007

Historic Deeds Recovered

Historic Deeds Recovered

Buried in the musty, dusty archives of Marietta College was a long lost treasure. Inside a folder titled “Unknwon Deeds” were deeds signed by none other that George Washington and Thomas Jefferson. The deeds were found by Linda Showalter, a Special Collections Associate. It’s a good thing she found them as they’d almost faded away. A couple of more years and they would have been completely unreadable. One of the deeds is for 214,285 acres in Ohio County. It was…

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