Dayton History

Around the Miami Valley
10:30 am
Mon July 1, 2013

WYSO Weekend: June 30, 2013

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for June 30, 2013 including the following stories:

- Jerry Kenney wraps up the week's news with the latest information about last week's crash at the Dayton Air Show

- Wayne Baker reports on Beavercreek's denial of RTA bus stops being ruled a violation of Civil Rights Act and speaks with attorney Ellis Jacobs about the ruling.

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Around the Miami Valley
6:28 pm
Thu June 27, 2013

Ownership of Hawthorn Hill Transferred to Dayton History

Hawthorn Hill
Credit courtesy of Dayton History

On Thursday, the Dayton Foundation and the Wright Family Foundation announced that ownership of Hawthorn Hill is transferring to Dayton History.

Hawthorn Hill was designed by the Wright Brothers, but Wilbur Wright died before construction began. After Orville Wright's death in 1948, the site was purchased by the NCR Corporation who later donated it to the Wright Family Foundation.

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Commentary
12:35 pm
Fri June 21, 2013

What's Great in Dayton: June 21 - 27, 2013

Participants in the 2012 Annual Rail Festival at Carillon Park
Credit courtesy of Dayton History

Dave Isay is the founder of StoryCorps and the recipient of numerous broadcasting honors, including six Peabody Awards and a MacArthur "Genius" Fellowship. Isay's presentation on the power of listening and the history of StoryCorps begins at 8pm in the Schuster Center's Mathile Theatre on Friday, June 21. Join in the lobby following the presentation for dessert and a book signing.

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Around the Miami Valley
12:35 pm
Fri May 24, 2013

What's Great in Dayton: May 24 - 30, 2013

The 2012 Dayton Heritage Festival at Carillon Park

On Sunday, The Dayton International Peace Museum presents “Iran: Yesterday and Today.” which includes a Rick Steves Public TV video and a local expert.  This is Sunday at 2:00pm

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Commentary
12:35 pm
Fri March 29, 2013

What's Great in Dayton: March 29 - April 4, 2013

The bell tower at Carillon Park

The Wayne Township/Huber Heights Historical Society is presenting "Dinner With The Presidents" on Friday at the St Peter School. There will be enactors for Lincoln, Jefferson Davis and Teddy Roosevelt.

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