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Hawthorn Hill

Are you captivated with the history of flight? Would you be fascinated by a glimpse into the mind of Orville Wright? Do you enjoy visiting beautiful, historic homes? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, then Hawthorn Hill is the place for you!

Hawthorn Hill, the Oakwood mansion that Orville Wright called home for nearly 35 years, is available for educational tours. Tours will depart Carillon Historical Park via shuttle van promptly at 10:00 and 12:30.

The regular ticket price is $12.00 per person. A special combination ticket for admission to both Carillon Historical Park and Hawthorn Hill is available for $15.00 per person. Dayton History members receive a discounted ticket price of $10.00 per person. Call Guest Services for additional information or to make your reservation: 937-293-2841.

1000 Carillon Boulevard

Dayton, Ohio 45409

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Local Number: 937-293-2841

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Special Hours: Tours are conducted on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 10:00am and 12:30pm




Per Person: 10.00 - 15.00

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Hawthorn Hill

Named for the Hawthorn trees originally on the property, Hawthorn Hill was completed in 1914 and was the home of Orville, Katherine, and Bishop Milton Wright. Originally on seventeen acres of land, the home is georgian revival and was designed by Dayton architects, Schenk and Williams.

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