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Three generations of the Thomas Cisler family lived at the family home in Marietta, Cisler Terrace, built in 1886. Learn more about these stalwart Marietta pioneers of brick making, community service, and the music of Johann Sebastian Bach.
I used to give Lillian rides to Messiah rehearsal. She occasionally invited me but by that time the house was showing much deterioration. Upon entrance, the organ was very impressive but I believe she lived in only a few rooms.
This is a very vivid account of the Cisler family, especially the eccentric Lillian. Thank you Dave Baker for writing this.
Thanks for the interesting biographies. Great to know the home owners are maintaining it in fine condition.
I remember seeing her at the college library at Marietta College when I attended there in the 1970’s.
I remember Lillian quite well. She attended St. Luke's as did my family. She was quirky but sweet. Very kind to neighborhood children. Proving hot chocolate and donuts to them on cold night when we went sledding on her property.
This was a good read thank you. I grew up in Marietta and remembered seeing Lillian Cisler walking. My step mother at the time. Said it was so sad that the pension payments that her father had sat up for her. Was very low and did not have a clause for cost of living. So as the years past by. It became harder and harder for her to get by. My step mother's family knew her family.
Tomorrow is our last day for camp at the Ohio River Museum. We have had a terrific week with all of our campers. I can’t brag about them enough. With all the sadness in the world today, we have lots of good people in Washington County and the surrounding area. It makes me proud to know so many of them and their families. ... See MoreSee Less