Dayton’s Inventions

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Dayton’s Inventions

Dayton has been home to a large number of very creative and visionary people whose ideas changed the world. This presentation shows how Dayton became a national center for inventions, having the largest number of patents per capita in the United States. Many of these innovations are still in use today.

Mike Lawrence
Mike was born in Cincinnati and grew up in east Dayton. He earned a mechanical engineering degree from the University of Cincinnati and worked for 40 years in the printing machinery industry. He is a volunteer interpreter at Carillon Historical Park in Dayton, a volunteer tour guide and speaker for Woodland Cemetery and Arboretum, and also operates “See Dayton Tours”, conducting historical theme bus tours and presenting historic slide lecture programs around the Dayton community.

For additional details call 937-353-4457. The presentation is free and open to the public and has ample free parking.

Mound Cold War Discovery Center
Phone: 937-247-0402