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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2757_testing-testing-testing_Dayton-OH.html
Where today you see ball fields and green space, there was once a 254-acre military-industrial complex dedicated to advancing aviation. Some four dozen laboratories, hangars, shops, and offices were hurriedly built here in fall of 1917, the fi…
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Memorial to the Thirty-three soldiers of the War of 1812 buried in this cemetery Honoring Josephine C. Diefenbach state president 1935-1937 erected by The Ohio Society United States Daughters of 1812 on the anniversary of Perry's V…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2729_mccook-field_Dayton-OH.html
Side A: McCook Field Cradle of Aviation Innovation Interest in the new field of aeronautics grew dramatically when the United States entered the World War I in 1917. The army chose Dayton as the site for a research-and-development progra…
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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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Woodbourne Cemetery In 1823, Richard Wheatley elected to bury his son, Richard, in Lot 16 of the industrial town of Woodbourne, thereby establishing a town burial ground. Others were buried there before the Christian church was built on Lot 11 …
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Village of Woodbourne Settled in 1797 The settlement, just west of this point, was once considered for the county seat. Industry flourished circa 1816-1832. Erected in 1971 by the Centerville Historical Society
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM25YK_p-47-thunderbolt-a-war-memorial_Riverside-OH.html
P-47 Thunderbolt Alexander Kartveli, Designer The Thunderbolt was the largest, heaviest, single-seat fighter built during World War II: a rugged, dependable,and heavily armed fighting machine, whose accomplishments advanced the ultimate vict…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM25YI_the-belly-tank-a-war-memorial_Riverside-OH.html
The Belly Tank This Nissen Hut is one of the British temporary structures that served the Allied Forces in England in WWII for housing, administrative and work shops. It was erected by the Royal Air Force near Saffron Walden, Essex, England on …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM25YH_american-air-forces-in-england-wwii-a-war-memorial_Riverside-OH.html
American Air Forces in England, WWII American airpower based in England in WWII included the Eighth Air Force, providing strategic airpower with bombers and fighters, and the Ninth Air Force, performing tactical ground-attack and support missio…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM25YG_8th-air-force-control-tower-a-war-memorial_Riverside-OH.html
This Control Tower is dedicated to all Eighth Air Force Veterans of WWII and the 26,000 airmen killed This is a project of the Eighth Air Force Memorial Museum Foundation Funded by Eighth Air Force Members and Units John E. Greenwood - Presid…
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