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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Moraine, Ohio

Clickable Map of Montgomery County, Ohio and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Montgomery County, OH (706) Butler County, OH (119) Clark County, OH (89) Darke County, OH (83) Greene County, OH (106) Miami County, OH (116) Preble County, OH (38) Warren County, OH (136)  MontgomeryCounty(706) Montgomery County (706)  ButlerCounty(119) Butler County (119)  ClarkCounty(89) Clark County (89)  DarkeCounty(83) Darke County (83)  GreeneCounty(106) Greene County (106)  MiamiCounty(116) Miami County (116)  PrebleCounty(38) Preble County (38)  WarrenCounty(136) Warren County (136)
Dayton is the county seat for Montgomery County
Moraine is in Montgomery County
      Montgomery County (706)  
      Butler County (119)  
      Clark County (89)  
      Darke County (83)  
      Greene County (106)  
      Miami County (116)  
      Preble County (38)  
      Warren County (136)  
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1Ohio (Montgomery County), Moraine — Bowling Green Depot
In 1847, Dayton's first "railroad” was a cart pulled by oxen along wooden rails to haul the stone used to build downtown's Old Court House. True rail service began in 1851. By the 1890s, the railroad was the major transportation link uniting . . . Map (db m173765) HM
2Ohio (Montgomery County), Moraine — Canal Superintendent's Office
The canal was used not only for boat traffic. In 1899, a couple of elephants bathed in the canal during a street carnival in downtown Dayton. This building served as the office for the toll collector and the superintendent of the Southern . . . Map (db m173746) HM
3Ohio (Montgomery County), Moraine — Dayton Cyclery
Originally a sewing machine manufacturer in the 1800s, by 1977, Dayton-based Huffy Corporation was the largest producer of bicycles in the world. In the mid-1800s, the high-wheel bicycle was popular, but dangerous to ride. Only the young . . . Map (db m173763) HM
4Ohio (Montgomery County), Moraine — Dayton-Wright Airplane Factory
As part of the newly formed Moraine Development Company owned by Adam Schantz, Colonel Edward Deeds and Charles Kettering, the Dayton-Wright Airplane Factory was completed in 1917. Much experimental work in the history of flight was performed . . . Map (db m110237) HM
5Ohio (Montgomery County), Moraine — Delco-Light and FrigidaireEarly 20th Century Industry
Two of the owners of the Moraine Develop Company, Charles Kettering and Colonel Edward Deeds were responsible for rapid changes in the course of history. They formed the Dayton Engineering Laboratories Company (Delco) and experimented with . . . Map (db m110181) HM
6Ohio (Montgomery County), Moraine — Gristmill
Robert Patterson, grandfather of future NCR founder John Patterson, owned several mills on his Dayton homestead. Stonemill and Sawmill Roads between Main and Brown Streets were named for Patterson's mills. In the 1800s, water-powered mills . . . Map (db m173717) HM
7Ohio (Montgomery County), Moraine — Gristmill
In pioneer villages, mills were among the first structures to be built. Water-powered mills ground flour, cracked corn and sawed lumber. An abundant water supply was a boon to the small community of Dayton. By the winter of 1822-23, there were . . . Map (db m173718) HM
8Ohio (Montgomery County), Moraine — Historic Blanchard AvenueEarly 20th Century Industrial Housing
In 1917 fourteen residences were built on Edison Avenue (now Blanchard.) Gas lines were installed, the street paved and sidewalks, curbing and gutters provided. The houses were occupied by workers at Dayton Wright Airplane Factory and . . . Map (db m110180) HM
9Ohio (Montgomery County), Moraine — James F. Dickie Family Transportation Center
In 1870, you could travel the length of Third Street through downtown Dayton on the city's first horse-drawn streetcar line. The top speed was six miles per hour. This building was designed to be reminiscent of Dayton's Union Station and a . . . Map (db m173760) HM
10Ohio (Montgomery County), Moraine — Johnny Appleseed SiteAn Existing Grove of Trees
Plaque 1 In the 1820’s during a hike from Urbana to Cincinnati, John “Johnny Appleseed” Chapman planted a grove of apple trees just west of Dorf Drive in German Village. On September 23, 2010, honoring the 236th birthday of John . . . Map (db m104620) HM
11Ohio (Montgomery County), Moraine — Marie Sturwold Aull
Conservationist ~ Educator ~ Philanthropist Founder of Aullwood Audubon Center and Farm She taught us to Love, Understand and Protect the Natural WorldMap (db m173752) HM
12Ohio (Montgomery County), Moraine — Miami and Erie Canal Lock No. 17
Standard pay for workers building the canal was "thirty cents a day and a jigger of whiskey." A day's work stretched from sunrise to sunset. In 1829, the Miami Canal opened between Dayton and Cincinnati. The canal was later extended north . . . Map (db m173744) HM
13Ohio (Montgomery County), Moraine — Moraine FieldDayton’s First Airport
Established in 1926, was Dayton’s first Municipal Airport located 100 yards northeast of this marker. Trained by the Wright Brothers, Bernard Whelan joined Howard Rinehart as test pilots at the Dayton Wright Airplane Company. In 1923 they formed the . . . Map (db m110238) HM
14Ohio (Montgomery County), Moraine — Moraine Veterans Memorial
Lest we forget Moraine Veterans Memorial dedicated to all Veterans who faithfully served in times of war and peaceMap (db m105875) WM
15Ohio (Montgomery County), Moraine — Smith Covered Bridge
A covered bridge was often used for more than just travel. Robbers and lovers took advantage of the darkness created by its enclosed sides. Early wooden bridges were often covered with a roof and siding to protect their structure from the . . . Map (db m173742) HM
16Ohio (Montgomery County), Moraine — The Marie Aull Tribute Sculpture & Garden
Her Life | Marie Sturwold Aull | 1897-2002 Marie Aull played a major role in the creation of the Dayton-Montgomery County Park District, now called Five River MetroParks. In 1977, Marie donated her home, her thirty-acre garden and the . . . Map (db m173713) HM
17Ohio (Montgomery County), Moraine — Zion Memorial ChurchOn Old Dixie Highway
The first church in Moraine was Zion Memorial Church of Christ established in 1820. The first church was built of logs with a stone foundation. The cemetery also was started at this time. Between 1820 and 1826 the first ministers were circuit riders . . . Map (db m104616) HM
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Aug. 10, 2022