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Paul Laurence Dunbar State Memorial

  • 219 N. Paul Laurence Dunbar St.
  • Dayton, Ohio 45402
  • 937-225-7705

Explore Paul Laurence Dunbar's home, which still includes many original furnishings. Dunbar was the first African-American poet to gain international recognition. The house and interpretive center contain his original Remington typewriter, a bicycle - given to him by the Wright Brothers - and more pieces from the writer's life. The house was the first state memorial to commemorate an African-American. Public tours are led by interpretive guides. Open Fri. - Sun., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., FREE admission.