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Dayton in Montgomery County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

“The History of the World is the Biography of Great Men”

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"The History of the World is the Biography of Great Men" Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 14, 2009
1. "The History of the World is the Biography of Great Men" Marker
Inscription. Hon. Daniel A. Haynes
Educator, Judge of the Superior Court
By Nature and Training a Most Able Jurist

Hon Alvin W. Kumler
A Brilliant Lawyer
An Honest Courageous Judge

Daniel C. Cooper
Platted Dayton 1801
Gave Land for Parks and Public Buildings
A Builder and Official Whose Vision Made Dayton Possible

E. E. Barney
A Great Educator and Manufacturer Who Set High Standards

John Whitten Van Cleve
Historian, Educator, Lawyer, City Planner
Founder of the Public Library
An Influential Public Spirited Citizen

George Lehman
Public Official Responsible for Installing the Holley Water Works in 1869

William Huffman
A Courageous Far-Sighted Public Official
Conceived and Executed the First Program of Street Paving and Sewers
 
Erected by City of Dayton.
 
Location. 39° 45.852′ N, 84° 11.462′ W. Marker is in Dayton, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Click for map. Marker is part of RiverScape in Van Cleve Park, less than 100 feet NNE of the intersection of Monument Avenue and Jefferson Street. Marker is in this post office area: Dayton OH 45402, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance
"The History of the World is the Biography of Great Men" Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 14, 2009
2. "The History of the World is the Biography of Great Men" Marker
Looking west across the Great Miami River.
of this marker. Paul Laurence Dunbar (a few steps from this marker); Charles F. Kettering (within shouting distance of this marker); The Birth of Aviation (within shouting distance of this marker); John Van Cleve (within shouting distance of this marker); The Great Dayton Flood of 1913 / And The Rivers Flowed Through The City (within shouting distance of this marker); Newcom Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); Van Cleve Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Benjamin Van Cleve (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Dayton.
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkEducationGovernmentNotable EventsNotable PersonsSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,087 times since then and 91 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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