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8-57 Paul Laurence Dunbar House

1043_4106.jpg 8-57 Paul Laurence DunbarThumbnails17-58 Dedicating marker on 11/18/07 were Claire Farnsworth, President, Morgan County Historical Society, Connie Shriver, Secretary, Traci Kidd and Shannon Wells, Morgan County Development Office8-57 Paul Laurence DunbarThumbnails17-58 Dedicating marker on 11/18/07 were Claire Farnsworth, President, Morgan County Historical Society, Connie Shriver, Secretary, Traci Kidd and Shannon Wells, Morgan County Development Office8-57 Paul Laurence DunbarThumbnails17-58 Dedicating marker on 11/18/07 were Claire Farnsworth, President, Morgan County Historical Society, Connie Shriver, Secretary, Traci Kidd and Shannon Wells, Morgan County Development Office

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Paul Laurence Dunbar House
Caption
Final home of poet Paul Laurence Dunbar at 219 Paul Laurence Dunbar Street in Dayton, Ohio, ca. 1940-1970. After Dunbar's death in 1906 his mother, Mathilda Dunbar, continued to live in the house until her death in 1934. In 1936 the Dunbar house became the first state memorial to honor an African American (AL01024).