Paul Laurence Dunbar House

The Paul Laurence Dunbar House was the 1904-1906 home of poet Paul Laurence Dunbar in Dayton, Ohio. It is a historic house museum owned by the state of Ohio and operated by Dayton History on behalf of the Ohio Historical Society. It was in this home that Dunbar died in 1906.

It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1962 and became part of Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park in 1992.

The property includes an old barn. It is located at 219 North Summit Street in Dayton.

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    Robyn Zimmann commented
    Summit St. in Dayton was re-named Paul Laurence Dunbar St. a number of years ago, so the actual address of the house is 219 N. Paul Laurence Dunbar St.
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