Monthly Archives: July 2011

“Recruiting Question”

July 29, 1861 – Letter: Chas McDougal to Capt Robert Patterson from Cincinnati, Ohio Transcript: Dear Sir Allow me to introduce to your acquaintance Capt Clive Robson who visits your city for the purpose of trying to get from you … Continue reading

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Guess Who (Round 4)

Congratulations to Leah Miller who correctly guessed that the Dayton celebrity was Martin Sheen. In keeping with our aviation theme, let’s move on to round 4. Our next mystery person  graduated from Purdue University in 1955 with a bachelor of … Continue reading

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Dayton Air Show

In keeping with its history as the birthplace of aviation, each year, Dayton hosts a spectacular air show. The Dayton Air Show, first held in 1974, is recognized as one of the country’s premier aviation events. The Air Show takes … Continue reading

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