1929 - Present
Ralph and Christine Dull were the original Founders of the International Peace Museum, Christine and Ralph Dull have given their professional and personal life to helping the cause of peace around the world. Other accomplishments and honors for this dynamic couple include their work in the environmental arena. Ralph’s work of over 40 years with Heifer International has garnered him numerous awards and recognitions. Christine has dedicated her life to efforts of peace. She has been recognized for her work by the National Conference for Community and Justice, and was awarded the Atticus Finch Quiet Hero Award following The Big Read in 2006 of “To Kill A Mockingbird”. The Dulls have opened their home in the name of international cooperation and diplomacy to individuals from around the world. When the Peace Accord discussions were at Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Christine was among the groups who prayed for success of the negotiations while also playing throughout the evening on her cello, a signature piece titled “The Cellist of Sarajevo.” Combining all these passions led to their founding of the International Peace Museum in Dayton, Ohio.