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March 07, 2017
Paul Laurence Dunbar Documentary Film
Be one of the first people to see the new documentary film, "Paul Laurence Dunbar: Beyond the Mask" on Saturday, April 1st at the park.

March 03, 2017
2017 Dunbar Dinner
Help us celebrate the birth and legacy of Paul Laurence Dunbar with other Dunbar fans at the 2017 Dunbar Dinner at the Dayton Crown Plaza hotel.

March 03, 2017
The 2017 Great Wright Brothers Aero Carnival
Join us at historic Huffman Prairie for our annual celebration of the Wright brothers! Games, rides and aircraft displays await you and the entire family for history-filled day of fun!

January 27, 2017
Early Park Closure February 12, 2017
On February 12th, 2017, the park will have an early closure due to a mandatory all-staff meeting for park employees. Park operations will return to normal on the next business day, Wednesday, February 15th, 2017.

June 02, 2016
Dayton Aviation Heritage NHP to host 2nd leg of American Solar Challenge
Join us on July 30th for the 2016 American Solar Challenge, hosted by the National Park Service and the Innovators Educational Foundation.

October 23, 2015
Dunbar Literary Circle - Quarried
A reading from the anthology of contemporary Appalachian literature, Quarried: Three Decades of Pine Mountain Sand & Gravel.

October 20, 2015
Literary Lunch with Michael Henson
Author/Poet Michael Henson will appear for a book signing and reading of his writings at the Paul Laurence Dunbar House.

September 17, 2015
Park welcomes Centennial Volunteer Ambassador
New Centennial Ambassador at Dayton Aviation Heritage NHP engages new audiences and promotes the NPS 100th Anniversary.

August 21, 2015
The 2015 Great Wright Brothers Aero Carnival
Welcome, welcome! It's that time of the year to join us on the historic prairie where the Wright Brothers made history! The Great Wright Brothers Aero Carnival is back for another year of family fun! Tons of fun activities for all ages.

August 17, 2015
Dayton History Celebrates 10 Years
Park partner celebrates its 10 year anniversary in the Dayton area.

December 01, 2014
The Photography of Wilbur and Orville Wright, 1897-1900
Witness Orville and Wilbur Wright's life through their camera lens as the photographs of the brothers are publicly displayed. See Dayton, Ohio around the turn of the century as the brothers capture images on glass plates. Going on now through 2016.

May 01, 2011
2011 Edison School Students Exhibit Project
Dayton Aviation Heritage NHP recognizes the Edison School students who participated in the 2011 "Who I Am" project. A nationwide program that sought to connect youth and undeserved audiences to parks in 2011.

August 16, 2006
First Lady, Laura Bush, visits Dayton Aviation Heritage NHP - 2006
First Lady Laura Bush and other dignitaries visit the park to talk about the President's "Preserve America Initiative" which was designed to help neighborhoods like Wright-Dunbar Village.

Last updated: April 10, 2015

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