Colonel John H. Riley (1842–1919)
Born and raised near Ripley, West Virginia, Col. Riley was admitted to the Bar in January of 1869. He proceeded to hold the Deputy Assessor, Deputy Clerk of Circuit Court, Treasurer, and Prosecuting Attorney positions for Jackson County. He was elected delegate for the State of West Virginia and was a member of the Fraternity of the Masons, installed as Grand Master for the West Virginia Chapter in 1881.
Col. Riley moved to Marietta in 1882 to continue his law practice. He was a member of the Board of Trade, Director of Citizens National Bank and Chairman of the Republican Executive Committee of Washington County, Ohio. The Colonel built many beautiful structures in the Marietta area, including his residence on Harmar Hill named “Orchard Place”, Tiber Way and The Hackett Hotel.
Sunday — Thursday
$149 per night*
Friday — Sunday
$169 per night*
*Seasonal rates may apply during special events