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Founded in 1796 and named after Jonathan Dayton, who owned was a captain in the American Revolutionary War and one of the signatories of the U.S. Constitution. Much like many communities during the 1820's, hand dugout canals were established to be connect to waterways to help easy the transportation of exchanging of goods and so Dayton grew.
Today, Dayton is a vibrant city the filled the arts and culture. Mostly know for being the birthplace of aviation. Here Wilbur and Orville Wright from there bicycle shop researched and built the world's first power-driven machine which eventually lead to the invention of the Kitty Hawk that flew in North Carolina. Dayton is also where Paul Dunbar who was a famed writer wrote some wonderful works of poems, plays, and stories.
It is also home of many of its historical buildings known as Dayton's Oregon Historic District. A 12-block neighborhoold bordered by 5th Street, Wayne Avenue, US 35, and Patterson Boulevard.
- In a nutshell:A city vibrant with Aviation History and Literary Works!
In 1924, the Dayton Air Service Committee acquired Tate Hill, as part of the 4,500 acres it donated to the U.S.... more travel advice
This park is located outside near the main museum complex. It features many wonderful aircraft, the World War II 8th Air... more travel advice
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