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Cpl. Tony Stein Memorial Bridge
In honor of Cpl. Tony Stein, USMC
Congessional Medal of Honor
WW II Iwo Jima
killed in action
March, 1, 1945
Kaiser Aluminum 1998
On this site, 319 Central Avenue, Charles F.
Kettering invented the electric ignition and the
self-starter which revolutionized the automobile
industry and in 1909 led to the founding of the
Dayton Engineering Laboratories Company (Delco).
Being too busy to change the phonograph record, the men
working in this building listened to the song, "When You and I
Were Young, Maggie" over and over through the night.
This is a replica of the carriage barn that stood behind the …
The land for this memorial was donated by
the City of Dayton and its people in respect
and tribute to the Viet Nam Veteran.
"This is a living memorial...today is a celebration
of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. No
The 98th Regiment
Ohio Volunteer Infantry
was encamped near this point on
the old Patterson farm and
mustered into the service of
the United States August 20th 1862
with 968 men.
Left for the front August 23rd 1862.
Mustered out at Nashvil…
The Church of the United Brethren in Christ
first opened United Theological Seminary in 1871
on Dayton's West Side. The school changed
its name in 1909 to Bonebrake Seminary in
honor of six pioneer ministers. The union of
the United Brethren …
Abraham Lincoln spoke at this court house on September 17, 1859. He stopped here
between speeches in Columbus and Cincinnati at the invitation of his friend, Dayton
lawyer Robert C. Schenck. They had met while both were members of Congress.
birthplace of the All-American Soapbox Derby
a youth racing program
founded in Dayton and run nationally since 1934
dedicated July 4, 1990
Presented this day by the Wrightview Neighborhood Association
Mount Enon Missionary Baptist Church
Led by Rev.W.E. Jones, a small band of baptized believers came together for services in January 1925. They met regularly in a residence on Home Avenue and Hawthorne Streets, later moving to Summit Street. Be…
To The Memory of William McKinley
born Jan. 29th, 1843
died Sept. 14th, 1901
soldier in the Army of the Union
representative in Congress
Governor of Ohio
President of the United States
statesman, patriot, martyr
a Christian gentleman