5 geniuses from Dayton who helped shape the world

The Dayton area has a rich history of innovators and inventions coming out of the Miami Valley. One local event is celebrating Dayton’s tinkering heritage this weekend.

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Below are just some of the creators and their inventions from the Dayton area:

McCall’s Printing

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Charles F. Kettering


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Stoddard Manufacturing Company


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Huffman Manufacturing Co.


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How to go:

What: Dayton Mini Maker Faire

When: Aug. 5-6

Where: Carillion Historical Park

Admission:  $8 per adult, $7 per senior, $5 per child. The event is free for Dayton History members

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