Monthly Archives: May 2013

50 Years Ago Today in WSU History: Groundbreaking Ceremony

50 years ago today, in a remote pasture between Airway Road and Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, the first shovel hit the ground for the construction of the Dayton Campus of Miami University and Ohio State University. This was to be … Continue reading

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New Exhibit: Founders’ Quad

Did you ever wonder how the four buildings on the Quad (or, more formally, the “Founders’ Quadrangle”) got their names? The Quad buildings were named for four men who were crucial to the founding of the Wright State University, which … Continue reading

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William and the 1st OVI

In May 1863, the 1st OVI, now part of the Second Division of the Twentieth Army Corps, is located outside of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, in winter camp.  They would remain in this location the Union Army of the Cumberland, until June 24. On May … Continue reading

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