Monthly Archives: August 2011

March on Washington, 1963

Let us not seek to satisfy our thirst for freedom by drinking from the cup of bitterness and hatred. We must forever conduct our struggle on the high plane of dignity and discipline. ~ Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., “I … Continue reading

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Parks, Fairs and Festivals

Summer is the time for outdoor activities. Dayton and its metropolitan area boast an impressive array of parks, gardens and reserves for public enjoyment in warm weather. Dayton’s parks have provided much-appreciated sites for recreation and relaxation for over a … Continue reading

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“Robert Mustered Out”

On August 26, 1861, 2nd Lieutenant Robert Patterson was mustered out of Company G, 11th Ohio Volunteer Infantry at Camp Jackson, near Columbus, Ohio.  The 11th OVI never left camp during their three-month enlistment.

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