Days Inn Dayton Wright-Patterson AFB/Museum
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... disoriented as we walked to the Paul Laurence Dunbar house (a poet and high school friend of the Wrights), stumbled into a massive car show at the Carillon Historical Park, and drove all the way across town to see the Huffman Prairie Flying Field. Along the way we caught glimpses of the University of Dayton, Wright State University, and Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. All of it was mildly interesting, and yet nothing stands out.
We took a break from all the ...
... and it was FREE!
We are in OHIO for four days. Today we were included in Bill and Sandy Sowers’ family get-together POOL PARTY in honor of the Labor Day weekend. Wow! It was SO MUCH FUN being included so graciously in their lovely celebration. Bill and Sandy are parents of Sara Sowers Collison, our neighbor in Cheyenne. We have spent time with Bill and Sandy in Cheyenne and now in their native Ohio.
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... seen so many churches and Christian schools in one city. We would have taken pictures, but there were just so many...looked it up and there are 568 churches in Dayton...1 is a synagogue and 115 are Baptist... While in the area of the Wright Museum, we thought we would go to a big name bank ATM and make an ATM withdrawal to make sure we had some American money. So, we went to the Chase Bank. We have never seen such tight security! ...
... there are not that many bugs...but, apparently the cicadas eat them. I tried taking a picture of the fireflies, but the IPad doesn't do well with night shots. Instead I took a video so you might hear the tree frogs... The Perseids Meteor shower is supposed to be happening all this week, but we can't seem to stay up late enough to see them...or it clouds over an rains...We've seen a couple of shooting stars though and figure that's good ...
... present. It was surprising to see so many British Aircraft, including a rare Bristol Beaufighter. There was also a missile silo-like building housing quite a few rockets. Side exhibits included the Aviation Hall of Fame and a chance to fly a space shuttle simulator (which couldn’t be resisted)!
The afternoon saw us at Carillon Historical Park, touring the many old buildings and exhibits in the 65 acre setting ...