"To preserve the best of our past...by improving the present...to create a better future."



Upcoming Events


  • Saturday, May 20, 2017, 8:30 AM: Armed Forces Day 5K Run/Walk/Roll at the Dayton VA
    Register on-line at Armed Forces Day 5K 2017 or click REGISTER for printable form.
    Interested in volunteering for our 5Ks? Click HERE for information.

  • Saturday and Sunday, May 27-28, 2017, 11am-6pm: Patriot Freedom Festival
    Join us in celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the Dayton VA Medical Center – The Historic Soldiers’ Home!

    - School children may enter our 2017 Children’s Art Contest; click: ART CONTEST INFORMATION 2017 or HERE for an entry form.

    - To advertise in our Festival Program; see our AD CONTRACT.

    - If you are interested in participating as a vendor, please go to our CONTACT US page.

    - See the FLYER, and for more information, CONTACT US.

  • Saturday, September 9, 2017, 4pm-7pm: Garden Party and Old-Time Traveling Show
    Join us to celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the Dayton VA, formerly known as the Central Branch, National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers. For more information, CONTACT US.

  • Sunday, November 12, 2017, 2:30 PM: Veterans Day 5K Run/Walk/Roll at the Dayton VA
    Register on-line at Veterans Day 5K 2017 or click REGISTER for printable form.

    Thank You! Our 2016 Garden Party was a great success thanks to the efforts and cooperation of our Garden Party Committee, our Volunteers, the Dayton VA Employees and VA Police and of course, our Guests! Thank you!


    LocationMailing AddressHours of OperationPhone Number

    Copyright © The American Veterans Heritage Center

    Building 120
    4100 W. Third St.
    Dayton, OH 45428
    AVHC
    P.O. Box 28098
    Dayton, OH 45428
    Monday through Friday
    9AM to 3PM
    or by appointment
    Office: (937) 267-7628