Preserving the Legacy of Mound Laboratory

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PRESERVING THE LEGACY OF MOUND LABORATORY — Since early 2016, Dayton History has been working at the former Mound Science and Energy Museum to develop a new interactive science and history learning center dedicated to preserving the legacy of Mound Laboratory, its workers and their significant contributions to the Cold War, the Nuclear Age and the Space Race.

Through a cooperative endeavor between Dayton History, the Department of Energy: Office of Legacy Management, the Mound Science and Energy Museum Association and the Mound Development Corporation, the newly remodeled and renamed, Mound Cold War Discovery Center, will open in early Spring 2018 and feature all new exhibits, offer educational programs, workshops, tours and lectures for all ages. This lecture will discuss the evolution of the project over the past two years and plans for its future development.

Mandy Askins works for Dayton History as the Site Manager for the Mound Cold War Discovery Center and has worked on this project since its inception in 2016. Her background includes studies in Cold War US-Soviet Relations History at Wright State University. Prior to this project she worked in Dayton History’s education department, serving as a historical interpreter and implementing educational programming at the National Aviation Hall of Fame, Carillon Park and the Patterson Homestead.

When: Wednesday, February 28th, 2018 at 7:00 pm
Where: Mound Cold War Discovery Center
1075 Mound Rd. Miamisburg, Ohio 45342
(937) 247-0402

Free and open to the public, with ample free parking
Hosted by the Mound Science and Energy Museum Association


Mound Science and Energy Museum Association
Phone: 937-353-4457