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Paul Laurence Dunbar House, Dayton

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Specialty Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
The Paul Laurence Dunbar House was the 1904-1906 home of poet Paul Laurence Dunbar in Dayton, Ohio. It is a historic house museum owned by the state of Ohio and operated by Dayton History on behalf of the Ohio Historical Society; it is also part of Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park. It is located at 219 Paul Laurence Dunbar Street (formerly called North Summit Street) in Dayton.

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  • Very interesting tour learning about Paul Laurence Dunbar, his mother, and the history of the house.  more »
  • The rangers that are on duty are well versed in the Dunbar history and make the walk-through experience fulfilling. The realistic imagery makes the story come alive as the artifacts were carefully...  more »
  • The Paul Laurence Dunbar house is so much history in there you can feel it in the atmosphere when you walk in. Love that this place is free and open to the community and it's willing to give tours of the Paul Lawrence Dunbar house. I brought a group of second through sixth graders to the Paul Laurence Dunbar house and they have such an amazing time. Also they learned so much about Paul Laurence
  • This is a great historical land marking to visit and it is well kept giving its location

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