Heritage Festival

Date: Sunday, May 29th, Rain date Monday, May 30th

Park Opens: 11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Admission: FREE ($5 per car for parking)

Fireworks! Presented by: Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC
Spectacular illumination of Deeds Carillon and the grand finale fireworks!

Join Dayton History and the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra

on Memorial Day weekend as we celebrate the history of Dayton from its founding in 1796 through present day during our one-day community festival – the Dayton Heritage Festival at Carillon Park.

  • Live performance by the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra at 7:00 pm
  • All 30 historic buildings and exhibits open with special demonstrations and hands-on activities
  • Carillon Park Rail and Steam Society train rides ($1 fee)
  • Americana-style food and beverage for sale
  • Kids Zone with inflatables, make and take crafts, face painting
  • Live Dixieland jazz from the Classic Jazz Stompers and strolling barbershop quartet entertainment – The Day Tones
  • Spectacular illuminations of Deeds Carillon’s newest feature and a fireworks finale at 9:30 pm

$5 Parking fee applies

Parking available at Carillon Park & Welcome Stadium with Shuttle Service Provided.

** No carried-in food or beverage permitted. **

Additional Sponsorship:

Major Sponsor:
WinWholesale Inc.

Supporting Sponsors:

Active Electric, Liberty Savings Bank, Steve R. Rauch, Inc.

Associate Sponsors:

AAA Miami Valley, Dayton Power & Light Company, Vectren

Patron Sponsors:

Children’s Medical Center of Dayton, Heidelberg Distributing Company, MeadWestvaco Corporation, Meijer, Inc., Dayton Most Metro, Betsy and Lee Whitney, Mike’s Hard Lemonade, Samuel Adams, Boston Lager

In-kind Sponsors:

99.9 LITE FM, Miamisburg American Legion, Oregon Printing, Think TV, U! Creative, WDPR 88.1 FM

For more information about Dayton History, Carillon Historical Park and its events, call 937-293-2841 or visit www.daytonhistory.org

History on the Hill

in memory of Bill and Dottie Yeck

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Join us as we dedicate History on the Hill

Presented by the Yeck Family Foundation

Interpretive Center · Marie Aull Garden · Yeck Plaza

Patterson Adirondack Shelter · Eastern Walking Trails

May 25, 2011 · 5:30 pm

RSVP by May 20 to 937-293-2841 ext. 220

Light refreshments will be served

Heritage Festival Tie Dye T-Shirts

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Youth $20.00 Adult $24.00

Available in assorted colors in the Museum Store!

Settler Survival Camp Settler Survival Summer Camps

Note Dates :
June 20-22, · July 18-22,
August 1-5

9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Experience the Miami Valley from an early settler’s perspective. Participate in everyday chores and activities that enabled settlers to survive on the wild frontier. Learn about firearms, early travel methods, hearth cooking, woodworking, textiles, gardening, candle making and games.

Costumed interpreters will lead the children through an intense history experience.

A few activities children will do:

· Make their own hand-dipped beeswax candle

· Cook their lunch over the hearth

· Play the same games children did 200 years ago

· Practice using a drop spindle to make yarn

· Use a shaving horse to work with wood

· Identify herbs in the heirloom garden

· Learn about musket firing and watch a demonstration

Ages: 8-12

Dates: June 20-22, July 18-22 or August 1-5

Times: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Fee: $150

Dayton History Members receive a $10 discount

Two or more camp registrations in the same family receive a $10 discount per child.

Registration Deadline: One week before the start of each camp

For more information or registration contact :

Phone: (937) 293-2841 ext. 107

E-mail: bpicek

Or visit us on the web: www.daytonhistory.org

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Patterson Homestead
Sunday June 5 · 2:00 pm

The Spring series, Sunday Afternoon at the Patterson Homestead, concludes on Sunday June 5 with a program about the Lincoln-Douglas debates beginning at 2:00 pm. Gettysburg College’s Professor Allan Guelzo’s lecture will be presented via DVD for the first part of the program, followed by additional insights and comments by Karen Campbell. Audience participation is encouraged during the discussion portion. An added feature will be a raffle of Lincoln books and items as well as homemade baked goodsl Raffle tickets are $1.00 each or 6 for $5.00. Additional conversation is available over light refreshments at the conclusion of the afternoon program. Open to the public without charge!

July is the ‘recess’ month with no planned program or activity of the Lincoln Society of Dayton. The second annual Old Fashioned Ice Cream Social will be held on the Great Lawn of Patterson Homestead on Sunday August 21 from 4 to 7. Games from the 1860s for all ages….. free ice cream…prizes…surprises…a visit with Abraham Lincoln…Great family activity and a fun afternoon. Pack your own picnic if you wish! No alcoholic beverages please!! Will there be Lemon Ice Cream? That was Lincoln’s favorite!

The Fall series of Professor Guelzo’s lectures on Mr. Lincoln will continue on the Sunday following Labor Day, September 11th. Karen Campbell returns to lead the discussion that afternoon at 2:00. Join us for more Sunday Afternoons at the Patterson Homestead.

For more information please call 937-434-7414

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Patterson Hometead

June 11 · 8 am – 4 pm

The Patterson Memorial Center will be holding its annual Antique Show and Sale on the grounds of the Patterson Homestead on Saturday, June 12, from 8:00 am until 4:00 pm. The nominal admission fee charged includes the opportunity not only to shop for antique treasures from select dealers but also to step back in time by visiting the Homestead. Located at 1815 Brown Street just across from the Pine Club, the Patterson Homestead was home to three generations of Pattersons and today offers visitors a glimpse of an early Dayton family’s lifestyle and furnishings from the 1860s and earlier. So join us for a day of shopping and history on the beautifully landscaped grounds of the Patterson Homestead – see you there!

For more information, contact Dottie Cummings at 937-293-5150

The Value of a Membership will be

Higher than Ever in 2011!

With the unveiling of many new buildings and exhibits in 2011, the value of a Dayton History membership will be higher than ever.

  • New Buildings & Exhibits: On Sunday April 17th, we unveiled two newly relocated historic buildings at the Park: the Hetzel Summer Kitchen and the Newcom House.
  • Walking Trails: On May 25th, we will open the first phase of a new system of walking trails at the Park.
  • Culp’s Café: Our members now receive a 10% discount at Culp’s Café. (Be sure to let your server know you are a member.)
  • Annual Meeting And So Much More: Attend the members-only Annual Meeting on August 19, 2011, when we will officially dedicate the new Heritage Center of Manufacturing and Entrepreneurship at the Park.
  • Walk through the original Deeds Barn and see our new special exhibition, “Dayton’s Self Starters…Igniting a Legacy.”
  • Take a ride on our new Dayton Carousel of Innovation.
  • Stroll through the Heritage Center’s extensive new exhibit space.

As a result of these exciting additions, we plan to slightly raise membership rates for Individuals, Families and Grandparents on

July 1, 2011.

To avoid the rate increase, why not renew your 2011 membership early?

Renew at the current rate before July 1st online at http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?llr=mianuscab&et=1104634302344&s=0&e=001k_7IZKtTUtP4P_2IGfvAOgVK6Yb_tktV2AwBacV4AT6nTPM6pBnB868KqiH2mLWkuhy8lapYCBHzBpq51f8Xe3hOtj5EFjNZaS06tTiDUyb9kYY6ATzkQ3R-saeBzM9LEEfdGWcqc9o=, or call our Membership Department at (937) 293-2841 ext. 119 to renew by phone.

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May is Military Appreciation Month!
We owe our gratitude and thanks to all active, veteran and retired military personnel for their dedication and service. Show us your military ID now through the end the of month and admission is 1/2 OFF to Carillon Historical Park!

Thanks to all Military Personnel!

Carillon Concert Series

Spring Schedule

Sunday, May 29 – 1:00 pm

Sunday, June 5 – 3:00 pm

Sunday, June 19 – 1:00 pm

Sunday, June 26 – 4:00 pm

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Carillon Park

Rail & Steam Society

Train Run Schedule

The Carillon Park Rail and Steam Society will be operating their scale train rides (for an additional $1 fee), for the visiting public from 1:00 until 4:00, unless otherwise noted, on the following dates:

Sunday, May 29
Saturday, June 25,
Sunday, June 26,
Saturday, July 9
Saturday, July 23
Saturday, August 6
Saturday, August 20
Saturday, September 10
Sunday, September 18
Saturday, October 1
Saturday, October 15
Saturday, November 26
Saturday, December 17

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Culp’s Café

New Menu

Culp’s Café…Chef José has a new kitchen…a new menu…stop in and have a taste of history, go to our website at www.daytonhistory.org and click on the Culp’s Café button to see the new menu items.

Spring Items Available in the Museum Store

Little Farmer’s Kids Tools $8.00

Little Farmer’s Kids Tools Tote $22.00

Flower Thumbtoy $3.50


Starter seeds to plant in

your garden!

Biodegradable eco-friendly garden kit includes eco pot, soil wafer and seed packet. Basil



Forget Me Not

$5.50 each

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