Discover Dayton’s Rich Heritage with Dayton History!
Learn how Colonel Deeds started the park and how much it has grown!
Experience the region’s local history by reading about some of our neighborhoods, learn from oral histories and browse some selections from our outstanding image collection.
Photographs are one of the most important and largest parts of our collections here at Dayton History. Explore our Digital Photo Archive featuring more than 40,000 images.
Learn about exciting stories from our collection.
Carillon Historical Park features the Great 1913 Flood exhibit building where guests can view original flood-related objects, read harrowing first-hand accounts of post-flood days, and witness the devastation and rebirth of the region through photographs and film.