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1.  My life is likely to last 10 to 15 years.  Any separation from you will be painful: remember that before you get me.

2.  Give me time to understand what you want of me.

3.  Place your trust in me- it is crucial to my well being.

4.  Do not be angry at me for long, and do not lock me up as punishment.

5.  You have your work, your entertainment, and your friends. I only have you.

6.  Talk to me sometimes. Even if I don’t understands your words, I understand your voice when it is speaking to me.

7.  Be aware that how ever you treat me, I will never forget.

8.  Remember before you hit me that I have teeth that could easily hurt you, but I choose not to bite you because I love you.

9.  Before you scold me for being uncooperative, obstinate, or lazy, ask yourself if something might be bothering me. Perhaps I might not be getting the right food, or I have been out too long, or my heart is getting to old and weak.

10.  Take care of me when I get old; you too will grow old.  Go with me on difficult journeys.  Never say: “I cannot bear to watch” or “Let it happen in my absence.”  Everything is easier for me if you are there, even my death.

Remember that I love you.

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Newcom Tavern
Connect A Million Minds Program
Presented by: Time Warner Cable
Buildings from the Ground Up
(No fees required!)

April 17

3:30pm – 5:00pm

This program introduces students to the building methods and materials found on many Miami Valley buildings. Students will organize, observe and analyze construction methods and designs from the 18th, 19th and 20th century buildings at Carillon Park. They will discover how architectural and natural resources provide a record of community development.

This program will meet the benchmarks for the
Ohio Academic Content Standards in Measurement A, Measurement D and Data Analysis & Probability E.

For more information or to make reservations,
please call (937)-293-2841 ext. 107
or email

Wilbur Wright
Remembering Wilbur Wright…

Dayton History is proud to announce that we will be participating in a community wide celebration of Wilbur Wright’s life with organizations around the Miami Valley. Together, we’ll be featuring Wilbur Wright’s life and accomplishments with special exhibits such as the

“Wilbur Wright: A Life of Consequence” produced by

Wright State University at Carillon Historical Park and programs such as the “Aviation Heritage Speaker Series” presented by Peter Jakob of the National Air and Space Museum.

Join us in 2012 as we celebrate Wilbur’s life, marking the 100th anniversary of his death. Don’t miss an unforgettable step back into Wilbur’s life and achievements.

Download Calendar of Events Here!

Settler Survival Summer Camp

June 18-22
July 16-20

July 30 – August 3

9:00am – 4:00pm

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, games and much more. Advance reservations
are required. For more information or to make
a reservation, call
(937)-293-2841 ext. 107
or email

$140 per Dayton History Member; $150 per non-member; families who register two or more children receive a $10 discount for each child.

Aviation Family Day April 21, 2012 at 11:00am

Commander Aero
10570 Springboro Pike, Springboro, OH
Tour the hangar, experience flight line activities, enjoy hands-on activities and learn of the Miami Valley’s historical aviation landmarks at Commander Aero Hangar. Food will be available. For more information, call (937) 443-0793 or visit

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