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

In Honor of Don Bassett

 
 
In Honor of Don Bassett Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, September 29, 2020
1. In Honor of Don Bassett Marker
Inscription.  In Honor of Don Bassett who organized and conducted the municipal band since 1933 and has provided thirty three years of consecutive summer music programs at the Diehl Municipal Shell. It is the citizens of Dayton who honor him today.
 
Erected 1973 by City of Dayton and Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainment.
 
Location. 39° 46.818′ N, 84° 11.884′ W. Marker is in Dayton, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Marker can be reached from Helena Street 0.1 miles west of North Bend Boulevard, on the right when traveling west. The marker is on Leslie L. Diehl band shell in Island Metro Park at the confluence of the Great Miami River and the Stillwater River. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dayton OH 45404, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. McCook Field (approx. ¼ mile away); D-134 Artillery Memorial Bridge (approx. 0.3 miles away); Site of First Game in the NFL (approx. 0.3 miles away); Dayton Fire Department Station No. 14
In Honor of Don Bassett Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, September 29, 2020
2. In Honor of Don Bassett Marker
full view of marker
(approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named McCook Field (approx. 0.6 miles away); Testing, Testing, Testing (approx. 0.6 miles away); Katharine Kennedy Brown (approx. ¾ mile away); State of Ohio Korean War Memorial (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dayton.
 
In Honor of Don Bassett Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, September 29, 2020
3. In Honor of Don Bassett Marker
marker as seen from a distance
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 30, 2020, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 41 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 30, 2020, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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