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Property Name Weustoff and Getz Company
Reference Number 14000547
State Ohio
County Montgomery
Town Dayton
Street Address 210 Wayne Avenue
Multiple Property Submission Name N/A
Status Listed 9/3/2014
Areas of Significance Industry, Transportation, Agriculture
Link to full file https://www.nps.gov/nr/feature/places/pdfs/14000547.pdf
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The Weustoff and Getz Company property is significant under Criteria A and C at a local level to the City of Dayton. The property is significant under Criterion A for its association with the pattern of events contributing to the industrial development of Dayton from 1868 to 1913. It epitomizes the changing nature of Dayton's industrialization from an important producer of agricultural implements in Ohio during 1860s-1880s to a major center of automobile innovation and production during the early twentieth century. The property is significant under Criterion C as a vernacular industrial group of interconnected buildings from the mid-nineteenth century that have retained their integrity. The period of significance for the property is 1868-1913 which represents Dayton's mid-nineteenth century industrialization and the construction of the first nominated property to 1913 when the Maxwell Car Company shut its doors in the face of competition at the dawn of the automobile era.

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