This Day in Dayton, 21 June

On Saturday, June 21, 1873, Burton’s Brass Band of Dayton played at a Sunday school picnic at Petit School House. Four Sunday schools from Dayton joined the festivities (Methodist Episcopal, Presbyterian, United Brethren, and Universalist), along with schools from Mulberry, Fair Haven, Monitor, and Petit. The Mulberry Silver Cornet Band also played to the audience of an estimated 2,000 people (Journal, Tuesday, June 24, 1873).

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