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Marietta

(mârēĕt`ə). 1 City (1990 pop. 44,129), seat of Cobb co., NW Ga.; inc. 1834. The principal manufactures of this suburb of Atlanta are related to aircraft production. At the foot of Kennesaw Mt., Marietta was the scene of a Union defeat in the Civil War (see Atlanta campaignAtlanta campaign,
May–Sept., 1864, of the U.S. Civil War. In the spring of 1864, Gen. W. T. Sherman concentrated the Union armies of G. H. Thomas, J. B. McPherson, and J. M. Schofield around Chattanooga.
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). Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park (see National Parks and MonumentsNational Parks and Monuments

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Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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, table) marks the site. Many Civil War dead are buried in the city's large national cemetery. Zion Baptist Church (1866) is an important African-American institution. Kennesaw State Univ. and Southern Polytechnic State Univ. are in Marietta. Dobbins Air Reserve Base is nearby.

2 City (1990 pop. 15,026), seat of Washington co., SE Ohio, at the confluence of the Muskingum and Ohio rivers; inc. 1801. It is a trading center for an agricultural and dairying area. Among the city's varied manufactures are machinery, plastics, chemicals, ventilators, and paint. Marietta was the first planned, permanent settlement in Ohio and the Northwest Territory. Founded in 1788 by the Ohio Company of Associates, and set among local Mound BuildersMound Builders,
in North American archaeology, name given to those people who built mounds in a large area from the Great Lakes to the Gulf of Mexico and from the Mississippi River to the Appalachian Mts.
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' earthworks, Marietta grew as a shipbuilding and shipping center for a farm area. The first houses were in a stockaded enclosure called Campus Martius. The city is the seat of Marietta College. Points of interest include the Ohio River Museum; Mound Cemetery, where numerous Revolutionary officers are buried; and the Campus Martius Memorial State Museum.

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With Tree's money behind her, Marietta established an eclectic salon in New York and plunged into Democratic politics, becoming an ardent supporter of presidential contender Adlai Stevenson.
An examination of the trials of the seventeenth century Venetians Marietta Battaglia and Laura Malipiero(8) - accused, one twice, one four times, of witchcraft - suggests that witchcraft was a role available to women for managing their lives, operating as individual players on the social stage.
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The Air Force and prime contractor Martin Marietta Technologies Inc.
In 1979, Haynes started The Lamp Lighter Inc., a Marietta, Ga.-based company that manufactures low-voltage outdoor lighting for the residential market After seven years, Haynes decided to tap both residential and industrial accounts and started Lamp Glow Industries with the profits from its current subsidiary, Lamp Lighter.
This move also aided Lockheed by providing work for employees of its Marietta, GA, plant, which is nearing completion of a contract to produce a C-5B transport aircraft for the Air Force.
The City of Marietta, Will Receive Sealed Bids for the Construction of: Whitlock Drive Sidewalks Phase 1
In addition to her parents and husband, Marietta was preceded in death by a daughter, Angela Moore, and a great-grandson, Conal Cox.
During the Missouri Limestone Producers Association [MLPA] annual convention, Martin Marietta was honored for its work on safety at its Stamper Mine, located just north of Kansas City, Mo.
New York: Fitch Ratings has affirmed Martin Marietta Materials, Inc.'s (NYSE: MLM) Long-Term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) and senior unsecured notes at 'BBB'.
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