Our 2018 Inductees from left to right: Grandson Robert B. Rice Jr accepting on behalf of Sergeant Lucius J. Rice & Dora Rice, Julia Reichert, Hannah Beachler, John Koepnick accepting on behalf of his father Robert C. Koepnick, Diane DeWall accepting on behalf of Richard A. DeWall, M.D. and civil war historian Phil Spaugy, accepting on behalf of Major General George Crook. Photo byAndy Snow
The Walk of Fame is a significant legacy of the City of Dayton’s bicentennial celebration in 1996. As of 2018, 176 honorees 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
Significant Personal Achievement
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.
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