Author Archives: Phillip Elam

Parks, Fairs and Festivals

Summer is the time for outdoor activities. Dayton and its metropolitan area boast an impressive array of parks, gardens and reserves for public enjoyment in warm weather. Dayton’s parks have provided much-appreciated sites for recreation and relaxation for over a … Continue reading

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Graduation in Dayton

It’s that time of the year! May and June are known as the season of graduation – when most students leave high school or college and move on to another stage in their lives. Here’s a quick history of graduation … Continue reading

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Dayton Industries and Inventors

Delco Delco was the automotive electronics design and manufacturing subsidiary of General Motors. The company was founded in Dayton by Charles F. Kettering (1876-1958) and Colonel Edward A. Deeds (1874-1960) in 1909 (originally with NCR, in 1915 Deeds left that … Continue reading

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