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Gaar House Museum
2593 Pleasant View Rd Richmond IN - 765-966-7184
~13.65 miles from Eaton city center
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The Abram Gaar House and Farm is a Second Empire-style farm home located in Richmond, Indiana built in 1876 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places.The home was built by industrialist Abram Gaar, president of Gaar-Scott farm machinery company. Gaar hired John A. Hasecoster, the area's leading architect of the day and his original plans are on display at the house today.
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Wayne County Historical Museum
1150 N A St Richmond IN - 765-962-5756
~13.93 miles from Eaton city center
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Comprised of eight buildings on a compact site, the museum is a unique repository of Wayne County and Richmond history from early pioneer life through the industrial revolution into modern times.Exhibits include period clothing, furniture, portraiture, two log cabins of local origin, a genuine Conestoga wagon, a blacksmith shop, print shop, bakery, loom house, a superb collection of early Richmond made automobiles, steam powered tractors, the first Davis airplane manufactured in Richmond in 1929, and a whole lot more about Richmond’s rich industrial heritage.There is much to see beyond Wayne County, too. On display are fine art objects from around the world collected by the museum’s founder. There is also a choice collection of Native American artifacts including both modern and ...
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Indiana Football Hall of Fame
Po Box 1035 Richmond IN - 765-966-2235
~14.14 miles from Eaton city center
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The Indiana Football Hall of Fame is a sports museum and hall of fame in Richmond, Indiana. It honors persons associated with high school, college and professional American football in Indiana. The hall was founded in 1973 as an affiliate of the Indiana Football Coaches Association. The museum is housed in a historic post office building at the corner of North 9th and A Streets.
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Richmond Art Museum
350 Hub Etchison Pkwy Richmond IN - 765-966-0256
~14.28 miles from Eaton city center
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The Richmond Art Museum was founded in 1898 as the Art Association of Richmond, Indiana. Artist John Elwood Bundy was instrumental in the founding.Its collection includes important works of American Impressionists, particularly from the Hoosier Group and the Richmond Group and the Taos School. Important ceramics including a significant collection of the work of the Overbeck Sisters are part of the collection housed in McGuire Memorial Hall at Richmond High School. The museum is believed to be the only public art museum connected with a public high school. An icon of the collection is a very large self portrait of the American impressionist William Merritt Chase painted for the museum in 1915-16.
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Earlham School of Religion
228 College Ave Richmond IN - 765-983-1423
~14.91 miles from Eaton city center
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Earlham School of Religion (ESR), a graduate division of Earlham College, located in Richmond, Indiana, is the oldest graduate seminary associated with the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). ESR was founded in 1960 by Wilmer Cooper, D. Elton Trueblood and others for the training of Quaker ministers. Today Earlham School of Religion grants both the Master of Divinity and Master of Arts in Religious Studies degrees with five areas of emphasis: Pastoral Ministry, Christian Spirituality, Peace and Justice Studies, Ministry Among Unprogrammed Friends, Ministry of Writing, and Pastoral Care and Counseling. Earlham School of Religion is accredited by the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada.In addition to its regular on-campus program, ESR also operates an ATS...
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Bethany Theological Seminary
615 National Rd W Richmond IN - 765-983-1800
~14.93 miles from Eaton city center
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A theological school with a long and distinguished history. Bethany Theological Seminary is the graduate school and academy for theological education for the Church of the Brethren. Founded in Chicago in 1905, the Seminary was located there until 1994, when it moved to Richmond, Indiana and affiliated with Earlham School of Religion, a Christian graduate theological school in the Quaker tradition. Bethany is accredited by The Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada and The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.An educational program undergirded by a relevant faith tradition. Rooted in Anabaptism and Pietism, the Church of the Brethren offers a unique blend of practicality and spirituality. We emphasize s...
|#7 of 30 Things To Do in Eaton|
801 National Rd W Richmond IN - 765-983-1200
~15.07 miles from Eaton city center
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Earlham College is a liberal arts college in Richmond, Indiana. It was founded in 1847 by the Quakers and has approximately 1,200 students. The current president is Douglas C. Bennett. In keeping with Friends' belief in equality, everyone addresses each other at Earlham by his or her first name, without the use of titles such as "doctor" or "professor" and "freshmen" are referred to as "first year (student)(s)".While Earlham is primarily a residential undergraduate college, it also has two graduate programs — the master of arts in teaching and the master of education — which provide a route for teacher licensure to students with liberal arts undergraduate degrees.Earlham College is listed in Loren Pope's book, Colleges That Change Lives
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Indiana University East
2325 Chester Blvd # 2 Richmond IN - 765-973-8273
~15.23 miles from Eaton city center
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Indiana University East is a regional campus in the Indiana University System. It is colloquially also known as IU East. It is located in Richmond, Indiana, in Wayne County, Indiana.Indiana University East grew out of an extension established at Earlham College that was operated cooperatively by Earlham and Indiana University. In 1967, the arrangement was expanded to include Purdue and Ball State Universities and the extension became the Eastern Indiana Center of Earlham College.In 1969, reflecting the community's response to this opportunity to take state university course at home, Richmond citizens formed an association known as Eastern Indiana Community College, Ing., to raise funds for the construction of a new campus. Following a successful campaign in which they raised over one...
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Miami University Speech
301 S Patterson Ave Oxford OH - 513-529-2500
~16.91 miles from Eaton city center
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|#10 of 30 Things To Do in Eaton|
Hook Field Municipal (MWO)
~19.96 miles from Eaton city center
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Middletown Regional Airport/Hook Field (IATA: MWO, ICAO: KMWO, FAA LID: MWO) is a city-owned public-use airport located two nautical miles (4 km) north of the central business district of Middletown, a city in Butler County, Ohio, United States. It has the longest runway of any non-towered airport in southwest Ohio.In late August 2008 the airport gained some national prominence when the Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin flew into Hook to later attend a Dayton campaign rally where she was announced as Senator John McCain's running mate.
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Us Marine Corps Reserve
410 N Gettysburg Ave Dayton OH - 937-268-3261
~21.15 miles from Eaton city center
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The United States Marine Corps (USMC) is a branch of the United States armed forces responsible for providing force projection from the sea, using the mobility of the United States Navy to rapidly deliver combined-arms task forces. It is one of seven uniformed services of the United States. In the civilian leadership structure of the United States military, the Marine Corps is a component of the United States Department of the Navy, often working closely with U.S. naval forces for training, transportation, and logistic purposes; however, in the military leadership structure the Marine Corps is a separate branch.Captain Samuel Nicholas formed two battalions of Continental Marines on 10 November 1775 in Philadelphia as naval infantry. Since then, the mission of the Marine Corps has evo...
|#12 of 30 Things To Do in Eaton|
1001 Shiloh Springs Road Dayton OH - 937-278-4776
~21.70 miles from Eaton city center
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Dayton Hara Arena
1001 Shiloh Springs Rd Dayton OH - 937-278-4776
~21.74 miles from Eaton city center
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The Hara Complex is as unique as its history. In 1956, Wampler Ballarena (a dance hall) was built as the cornerstone of what is now a 6-building exhibition center. Originally, our location was a thriving, family-owned fruit orchard. Today it is a thriving, family-owned entertainment, conference and exhibition facility. Very few such complexes are privately owned, even fewer are family owned. Hara has survived and prospered by combining the professionalism of one of the areas largest exhibition centers with the care and personal concern of a family business. It is a unique combination that serves our clients and patrons well. Hara was named by founding brothers HArold and RAlph Wampler. The arena, built in 1964, ushered in entertainment to the Dayton area never seen before. The Rolling ...
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Aullwood Audubon Center and Farm
~21.84 miles from Eaton city center
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Sunwatch Indian Village
~22.44 miles from Eaton city center
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SunWatch Indian Village / Archaeological Park is a recreated Fort Ancient Native American village that sits alongside the Great Miami River in Dayton, Ohio.Amateurs had found some materials at the site in the 1960s. The site was professionally excavated from 1971-1988. Findings from the archaeological work were used to help recreate the village. It was named Sun Watch because scholars believe that a complex of posts in the center related to astronomical measurements. The Fort Ancient culture people would have planned rituals around a solar calendar.The village was opened to the public as an open-air museum, and the site provides interpretive tours. Archaeological excavations are ongoing, with special opportunities for school groups and adult learners. Exhibits in the museum help interp...
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United Theological Seminary
1810 Harvard Blvd Dayton OH - 937-278-5817
~22.61 miles from Eaton city center
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United Theological Seminary is a United Methodist seminary in Trotwood, Ohio, United States, in the Dayton metropolitan area. Founded in 1869 by Milton Wright, it was originally sponsored by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ. In 1968, when the United Brethren merged with The Methodist Church, United Theological Seminary became one of the thirteen official seminaries of the new United Methodist Church.United Theological Seminary is accredited by the Association of Theological Schools and the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
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Dunbar House State Memorial
219 N Paul Laurence Dunbar St Dayton OH - 937-224-7061
~22.99 miles from Eaton city center
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The Paul Laurence Dunbar House & State Memorial commemorates the life and work of Paul Laurence Dunbar, Dayton native and famed black poet.Paul Laurence Dunbar was born in 1872 to former escaped slaves. His father was also a US Civil War veteran.He published his first book of verse in 1892, and became internationally recognized as a writer in both dialect and standard English. Sadly, his health had never been good and he was diagnosed with tuberculosis in 1900. He died six years later, at 33 years of age.The Dunbar House was dedicated in 1936, and is notable for being the first state memorial to honor an African American.www.ohiohistory.org/places/dunbar/
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Po Box 633 Dayton OH - 937-443-0793
~23.33 miles from Eaton city center
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Kettering Moraine Museum
35 Moraine Cir Dayton OH - 937-299-2722
~23.43 miles from Eaton city center
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DescriptionFounded in 1962, the Kettering Moraine Museum and Historical Society was dedicated to the organization, collection and preservation of historical artifacts and memorabilia from the Kettering and Moraine areas. In addition to the artifacts, historic buildings have been donated and moved to the Museum site over the years. Originally the museum was managed by a dedicated director and an active group of volunteers and was open to the public on a regular schedule. Due to health issues of the director and declining Society membership, the Museum Society was disbanded in 2008. Realizing the value of these historic objects and structures, representatives from the City of Kettering, the city of Moraine and Dayton History began discussions on how best to preserve these treasures and e...
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Cox Arboretum and Gardens Metropark
~23.53 miles from Eaton city center
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Cox Arboretum MetroPark is a hands-on landscaping arboretum, bringing gardening, nature and horticulture to visitors of all ages and backgrounds. It is a truly unique place in our community to experience, learn, see, touch, and smell the natural beauty of the land.Features:189 acres of gardens and natural areas including:Shrub Garden with more than 500 different trees and shrubsWoodland Wildflower GardenRock GardenWater GardenClematis ArborCrabapple AlleeStonewall Perennial GardenMeditation GardenConifer CollectionBell Children's MazeEdible Landscape GardenConservation Corner (Prairie, Bird Blind) Praire Plants BrochureButterfly House and Garden (Butterfly House is a seasonal display)3.5 miles of walking trailsHistoryFounded on December 2, 1962, The ...
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Dayton Art Institute
456 Belmonte Park N Dayton OH - 937-223-5277
~23.88 miles from Eaton city center
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Celebrating 90 Years of Collecting, Interpreting and Celebrating Visual Art (1919-2009)MISSION STATEMENTThe Dayton Art Institute is committed to enriching lives and serving the community by creating meaningful experiences with art. An Historical Overview2009 marks the 90th anniversary of The Dayton Art Institute, one of the nation’s finest mid-sized art museums. Founded in 1919 as the Dayton Museum of Arts, the museum also operated a traditional art school. Its founding patrons included prominent leaders such as Orville Wright and the Patterson brothers, founders of NCR. Originally occupying an impressive mansion in downtown Dayton, the museum was quickly embraced by the entire community.During its first decade, the museum outgrew the mansion. Mrs. Julia Shaw Carnell,...
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Darke County Fairgrounds
800 Sweitzer Street Greenville OH - (937) 548-5044
~23.91 miles from Eaton city center
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154 year old fairgrounds in Greenville, Ohio. Home to many civic events.
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University of Dayton Arena
1801 S. Edwin C. Moses Boulevard Dayton OH
~23.98 miles from Eaton city center
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The University of Dayton (abbreviated and commonly referred to as UD) is a private Roman Catholic university operated by the Society of Mary located in Dayton, Ohio. The full-time undergraduate student enrollment is around 7,500, and total student enrollment is about 11,000.The University of Dayton is one of the ten largest Catholic schools in the United States and is the largest of the three Marianist universities in the nation. It is also home to one of the largest campus ministry programs in the world. The university offers more than 70 academic programs in arts and sciences, business administration, education and allied professions, engineering and law. It was first in the country to offer an undergraduate degree program in human rights.In 2006, the University of Dayton's entrepren...
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Boonshoft Museum of Discovery
2600 Deweese Pkwy Dayton OH - 937-275-7431
~23.99 miles from Eaton city center
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Kettering Breast Evaluation
2591 Miamisburg Centerville Rd Dayton OH - 937-299-0099
~24.16 miles from Eaton city center
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America's Packard Museum
420 S Ludlow St Dayton OH - 937-226-1710
~24.38 miles from Eaton city center
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America's Packard Museum is the world's only restored Packard Dealership operating as a museum.
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Dayton Cultural Center
216 N Main St Dayton OH - 937-223-2489
~24.39 miles from Eaton city center
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Dayton Cultural Center 216 North Main Street Dayton, OH phone: 937-223-2489 Working with schools, art and cultural organizations, and independent artists, the Dayton Cultural Center's goal is to enrich with city with a series of programs with traveling exhibits in the Reflections Gallery, cultural workshops, and performances.
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Dayton Visual Arts Center
40 W 4th St # 101 Dayton OH - 937-224-3822
~24.40 miles from Eaton city center
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Dayton Visual Arts Center is a group of artists and art lovers who believe that a vital visuals arts community is essential to the life of the community in Dayton, Ohio. The center offers gallery talks, art exhibits, professional development workshops and other programs that support contemporary visual art.Since 1991, DVAC's gallery in downtown Dayton presents a full schedule of contemporary art exhibitions each year that are free to the public. The exhibitions include the annual Open Members' Show, the ARTtoBUY Holiday Gift Gallery, and a preview exhibition leading up to DVAC's annual art auction fundraiser.
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~24.40 miles from Eaton city center
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The Victoria Theatre is a historic 1,154-seat performing arts venue located in downtown Dayton, Ohio, USA.The Victoria Theatre was originally opened as the Turner Opera House in early 1866 before a massive fire consumed it in 1869.Two years later, in 1871, it was rebuilt again and the opera house went back to normal. But tragedy struck again in the major 1913 flood that destroyed Dayton along with the building. Again the theatre was rebuilt. But in 1918 a fire struck again. Turner Opera House was rebuilt again in 1919 but the name was changed to Victoria Theatre. For decades the theater thrived and was widely known all across Montgomery County, Ohio and Southwest Ohio. The theatre accommodates 1,154, with 635 seats in the orchestra, and 519 in the balcony. The stage proscenium meas...
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Benjamin and Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center
~24.40 miles from Eaton city center
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The Benjamin and Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center is a 2300 seat performing arts theater located in Dayton, Ohio.The Schuster Center hosts performances from local, national, and international performing arts groups. The Schuster Center hosts many famous Broadway hits such as Cats and Phantom of the Opera while still providing local shows such as the Dayton Ballet. The Schuster Center and Mead Theatre serve as the home of the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra, the Dayton Opera and a portion of Victoria Theatre Association's Chase Broadway Series. The Dayton Ballet also stages large productions at the Schuster Center throughout the course of the year. A variety of other Dayton-area performing arts groups utilize the Schuster Center facilities as well.In the summer of 1998 the Execu...