The 2017 honorees are from left to right: The Honorable David L. Hobson, Cathy Guisewite, Allison Janney, Oscar and Marjorie Boonshoft (accepted by their son David),  Brigadier General Benjamin O. Davis, Sr. (accepted by Robert Stewart) ,and Tecumseh (accepted by Gov. Edwina Butler-Wolfe).  

 

On Thursday, Sept 28th officials from the City of Dayton joined with residents and business owners in the Wright-Dunbar neighborhood to dedicate a new mural for the Dayton Region’s Walk of fame, at the corner of West Third and South Williams Streets.Walk of Fame Mural

 

 

The Walk of Fame is a significant legacy of the City of Dayton’s bicentennial celebration in 1996. As of 2016, 166 individuals have been recognized on the Dayton Region’s Walk of Fame for their outstanding and enduring personal or professional contributions to the community, nation and the world in the areas of:

 

Arts and Culture
Aviation
Business/Corporate Leader
Community Service
Education
Entertainment/Media
Enviroment
Government/Military
Invention/Innovation
Medicine
Philanthropy
Science
Significant Personal Achievement
Sports


Since its inception in 1996 as a part of the City of Dayton’s bicentennial celebration, individuals have been recognized on the Dayton Region’s Walk of Fame for their outstanding and enduring personal or professional contributions to the community, nation and the world.

The Dayton Region’s Walk of Fame is installed in the sidewalks along West Third Street between Shannon and Broadway Streets in the historic Wright-Dunbar Business District, and can be enjoyed year-round. Visit the place where three exceptional men, Orville and Wilbur Wright, and Paul Laurence Dunbar called home. Begin your visit at the Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park, where you can chat with knowledgeable staff, pick up a Walk of Fame walking tour brochure, information and directions to other historical sites, and find out about general programs and special events during your visit.


Our thanks to CDO Technologies for supporting the Dayton Region's Walk of Fame website