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Tag Archives: historic homes
Explore Dayton’s Grand Estates in 2 new exhibits
Just before winter break, we installed two new exhibits on the first floor of the Dunbar Library, both of which focus on some of Dayton’s most magnificent historic mansions. The cases on either side of the center stairwell feature “Grand Estates … Continue reading
Posted in Exhibits, SC&A Tagged exhibits, Hawthorn Hill, historic homes, MS-1, MS-146, MS-2, MS-216, MS-363, MS-458, news, Nina Herzog, outreach, Wright family Comments Off on Explore Dayton’s Grand Estates in 2 new exhibits
100 Years Ago Today: Wrights move into Hawthorn Hill
One hundred years ago today, the Wrights moved into their new Oakwood mansion Hawthorn Hill. Bishop Milton Wright wrote in his diary, April 28, 1914: We moved from 7 Hawthorn Street, Dayton, Ohio, to Hawthorn Hill, Harmon Ave., Oakwood, Ohio. … Continue reading
Posted in Collections, SC&A, Wright Brothers Tagged Hawthorn Hill, historic homes, Katharine Wright, MS-1, MS-216, Orville Wright, Wright family, Wright home Comments Off on 100 Years Ago Today: Wrights move into Hawthorn Hill