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Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park Celebrates Black History Month


In honor and recognition of Black History Month, local artist Clarice Moore will showcase her artwork at Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park throughout the month of February.

Moore will present her series, Tribute in Color, at the Wright-Dunbar Interpretive Center conference room from February 1st to February 26th, 2017. The interpretive center is located at 16 S. Williams Street, Dayton, OH 45402 along the W. 3rd Street corridor. Winter hours of operation are Wednesday through Sunday from 9 A.M. to 5 P.M.


A second showcase of student artwork will be on display at the Paul Laurence Dunbar House Historic Site. Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park, in conjunction with the Dream Rocket Project will present the themes, "Have Pen, Will Write" and "I'll Have an Order of Lift" - a fun amalgamation of Paul Laurence Dunbar and the Wright brothers which features several pieces designed by local Dayton area students. This showcase will be on display at the Paul Laurence Dunbar visitor center, located at 219 Paul Laurence Dunbar Street in Dayton, Ohio from February 3rd to April 2nd, 2017. In addition, Ranger-led tours of the Dunbar homestead are available every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm. The final house tour departs from the visitor center desk at 3:30 P.M. each day.

All events and tours are free and open to the public.

For additional information about events at the Paul Laurence Dunbar House Historic Site, or to schedule a group tour, please contact Gregg Smith (gregg_smith@nps.gov). For more information about programs and events at Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park, please contact Jewel Harris (jewel_harris@nps.gov). You may also visit: www.nps.gov/daav, or call: 937-225-7705.

Media Contact: Jewel Harris Title: Chief of Interpretation & Education Phone: 937-225-7705


Location

Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park 

16 S. Williams St., Dayton, OH 45402

Visitor Center:

For details and seasonal date schedules see https://www.nps.gov/daav/planyourvisit/hours.htm

or please call (937) 225-7705 for the current park schedule.

Parking:

From W. Third St., turn south on Williams St and then turn left on Fourth St. Go 1/2 block and turn left into the Visitor Center parking area.

CLICK HERE for a parking map.

See the Visitor Center page for details on hours.

Travel Note - Third St. Bridge closure:

The Third Street Bridge will be CLOSED beginning Jan. 1, 2020 until approximately Oct. 2021. Visitors can use the Fifth St. Bridge or the Salem Ave. Bridge as detours from downtown Dayton. A file with more detailed instructions for visitors traveling from the north or south via I-75, or from the east and west via US35 can be downloaded by CLICKING HERE.

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