Our Town: Martinsville (2008)
57 minutes; extended version 1 hour, 26 minutes
Martinsville residents tell the story of what makes their Morgan County town unique.
Martinsville, Indiana—a small town with a big reputation is the focus of the fifth WTIU OUR TOWN production. The “City of Mineral Water” is the hometown of legendary basketball coach John Wooden, sanitariums featuring healing waters, outstanding high school academics and athletes, an aerospace industry and much more.
The documentary on Martinsville explores the history of the city including the mineral water, floods, reputation, current industry, famous people and the future. Included are segments on Albert ‘Doc’ Merritt, John Wooden, Twigg Aerospace, Form-Tec, The Candy Kitchen, Grassyfork Fishery and the Morgan County Cancer Center. The documentary also explores the city’s future and how I-69 will impact it.
Our Town: Martinsville