- Shoup Mill Road —Named for the mill on the Stillwater River
- Claggett Drive, Neff Road, Ensley Avenue, and Drill Avenue – named for early settlers of Dayton
- Bidleman Street — Short street named for Chas Bidleman, a Dayton dry goods merchant
- Clay Street —named for Henry Clay, a former candidate for U.S. president
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More Interesting Dayton Facts
- Susan Koerner Wright, mother of Wilbur and Orville, enjoyed making things for and with her children. Reportedly, her husband Milton could not hammer a nail straight, and she was the handy person in the family. She often made toys for the children, and even put together some small appliances to make her household chores easier.
- In 1900, Dayton listed more inventions than any other city in the United States.
- John Patterson could not stand Charles Kettering, and would often fire him from his company, NCR. Edward Deeds would always hire him back.
- During rainy seasons, carriages would get stuck in the mud. To remedy this, huge logs were buried under the mud, lining Dayton streets in a “corduroy” fashion, preventing wagons and animals from sinking.