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

Carillon Park

 
 
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, December 19, 2014
1. Carillon Park Marker
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Inscription.  Carillon Park owes its existence to the generosity of Col, and Mrs. Edward A. Deeds. The carillon – built of granite, steel, and limestone - - reaches skyward for an impressive 151 feet. The gift of Mrs. Deeds, it was dedicated August 23, 1942, following completion of the carillon. Col. Deeds provided for the creation of a park museum containing exhibits relating to Dayton and the development of transportation. The sixty- five acre park is administered by Education and Musical Arts, Incorporated, a subsidiary of the Dayton Foundation.
 
Erected 1976 by Montgomery County Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEducationSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. Marker has been reported permanently removed. It was located near 39° 43.727′ N, 84° 12.005′ W. Marker was in Dayton, Ohio, in Montgomery County. Marker could be reached from S. Patterson Blvd.. Marker is in front of the old Newcom Tavern, in the park. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Dayton OH 45409, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other
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By Rev. Ronald Irick, December 19, 2014
2. Carillon Park Marker
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markers are within walking distance of this location. Newcom Tavern (a few steps from this marker); Locust Grove School (within shouting distance of this marker); This Sun Dial (within shouting distance of this marker); Hetzel Summer Kitchen (within shouting distance of this marker); William Morris House (within shouting distance of this marker); Culp's Cafe (within shouting distance of this marker); Newcom House (within shouting distance of this marker); Dayton Triangles Locker Room (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dayton.
 
Also see . . .  Details of the 57-bell carillon. and how it has changed from the original 23 bells installed by Col. Deeds (Submitted on September 4, 2020, by Carl Scott Zimmerman of Kirkwood, Missouri.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 25, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 1, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 251 times since then and 15 times this year. Last updated on May 23, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 1, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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