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Carillon Park… The Miami Valley’s own version of Greenfield Village & Henry Ford Museum!

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December 17 | 9:00 am – 11:30 am at Carillon Historical Park

Visit Carillon Park for a Morning with Santa!
Open House is from 9:00 am to 11:30 am.
Ride the Carousel of Dayton Innovation

Tour the new Heritage Center
Listen to holiday stories
Bring your camera for pictures with Santa
Crafts and holiday music playing
Continental breakfast

$12 per person, children under 2 are free. To make reservations, email, or call 937-293-2841 ext. 106

Connect a Million Minds Program
December 13 | 3:30 pm

Harmuth Printing 101
– Visit the only fully operating 1930s letterpress printing shop in a museum anywhere in the United States! Students will enjoy the chance to learn the printing trade firsthand by completing tasks such as setting type, preparing printing surfaces, composing, editing and printing an original line of type and more. Along the way, students will learn of Dayton’s role as a leader of the nation’s printing industry during the 1930s.

For more information on this free program please call
937-293-2841, or visit

Presented by:
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Holiday Shopping at the Museum Store

A holiday shopping destination! Looking for a special gift this season? The Carillon Historical Park Museum Store offers a variety of quality items at a wide range of prices. Choose from books, historical toys, ornaments, sterling silver jewelry and so much more.

Visit the Museum Store during regular park hours
Monday – Saturday, 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday, 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Books From the Museum Store
Make Perfect Gifts!

Stop by our gift shop and see all of the exciting inventory we have to celebrate Dayton. Make sure you don’t miss the two new books we now carry exclusively, that are perfect for holiday giving.

“Gem City Jewels II” is a sequel to the successful “Gem City Jewels” introduced in the Fall of 2009. Full of interesting and unique facts this book is written by Curt Dalton. He has spent numerous hours researching the wonderful history of Dayton and this book showcases many amazing true stories from our past.

“Cooking the Wright Way” written by Melba Hunt and first published in 1998. Out of print for over a decade we are freshly stocked with new copies for sale. This book provides a unique profile of the Wright family from the aspect of food. Filled with family history, photos and wonderful recipes that were prepared in their home. This book is a treasure!

For more information, please visit the Museum Store or call 937-293-2841

Armco 2011 Ornament2011 Commemorative Ornament

Artist Melanie Haislip has painted three unique versions of the Carousel of Dayton Innovation, Dayton History’s 2011 Commemorative Ornament. You will be impressed by her attention to details, color, and realism. Ornaments are available for purchase in the Museum Store for $40 each.

Lincoln Tag 2
The Lincoln Society of Dayton announces the postponement of the December 4th program at the Patterson Homestead to January 8th, 2012. You are invited to come at 2:00 pm on January 8th to enjoy another DVD series presented by Professor Allan Guelzo. This will be followed by comments by Bob Johnson on the topic of Lincoln’s Triumph. Start the New Year with a resolution not to miss a single program presented by the Lincoln Society of Dayton!!
For more information
please call Maribeth
Graham at 434-7414
2012 calendar
Dayton History 2012 Calendar
The Dayton History 2012 calendar is now available! Be up to date with this beautiful calendar containing historic photos of Dayton and the famous people who made Dayton. Also learn about some of Dayton’s most important events and the date they took place. Get your Calendar in the Dayton History Museum Store today!
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Dayton Triangles T-Shirts & Hats
The Dayton Triangles – one of the initial 11 teams in the NFL – played the league’s first ever game at Triangle Park in 1920. A new line of T-shirts and ball caps commemorating the team is available in the Museum Store at Carillon Park!
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Carillon Historical Park | 1000 Carillon Blvd. | Dayton, OH 45409 | 937-293-2841 |


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