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William Morris House William Morris married his second wife, Patsy Hillian, on October 5, 1831. The couple had a son in 1835 when Morris was 74 years old. William Morris, a Revolutionary War veteran, came to Montgomery County in 1806, He …
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On July 30, 1816, the year before the establishment of Butler Township, a group of farmers of German background founded the Stillwater Church. The log structure with adjoining cemetery was located on three acres between Dog Leg Road and Frederick …
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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 presented by Kaiser Aluminum 1998
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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). Ke…
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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 …
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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 statues of…
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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…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM22FZ_united-theological-seminary_Dayton-OH.html
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 …
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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. The…
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Burkhardt Hill birthplace of the All-American Soapbox Derby a youth racing program founded in Dayton and run nationally since 1934 dedicated July 4, 1990 Dayton, Ohio Presented this day by the Wrightview Neighborhood Association
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