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New Exhibit: Presidential Visits to the Miami Valley

Only 1 week until election day! Not surprisingly, there have been a lot of fairly local visits recently by major candidates, as Ohio is typically an important “battleground” state. This has long been the case, and consequently, there are many … Continue reading






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Lincoln Reviews the Troops & Mr. Ladley

In honor of Presidents’ Day, we’d like to share with you an account written by Civil War soldier Oscar D. Ladley, from Yellow Springs, about the review of troops by President Abraham Lincoln in early April 1863. Oscar served from … Continue reading






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President Taft presents Medals to Wright Brothers, 1909

On June 10, 1909, U.S. President William Howard Taft presented Wilbur and Orville Wright with the Aero Club of America gold medals in the East Room of the White House, before an assembly of over 1,000 people. The above photograph … Continue reading






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