Local Street Names – Part 4

Curious about the names of streets around Dayton? Here’s a few namesakes:

  • Eaker Street: Mary Belle Eaker, a local philanthropist who gave her home to the YMCA.
  • Gummer Avenue: named for Henry R. Gummer, a co-founder of the Gem City Stove Company.
  • Gunckel: named after Lewis B. Gunckel, a politician, congressman, and attorney.
  • Harries Street: J. W. Harries, a local brewer.
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