You have reached your limit of free articles this month.

Enjoy unlimited access to myDaytonDailyNews.com

Starting at just 99¢ for 8 weeks.

GREAT REASONS TO SUBSCRIBE TODAY!

  • IN-DEPTH REPORTING
  • INTERACTIVE STORYTELLING
  • NEW TOPICS & COVERAGE
  • ePAPER
X

You have read of premium articles.

Get unlimited access to all of our breaking news, in-depth coverage and bonus content- exclusively for subscribers. Starting at just 99¢ for 8 weeks

X

Welcome to myDaytonDailyNews.com

This subscriber-only site gives you exclusive access to breaking news, in-depth coverage, exclusive interactives and bonus content.

You can read free articles of your choice a month that are only available on myDaytonDailyNews.com.

Then & Now: When a carnival drew crowds to Second Street


An early carnival drew crowds to Dayton’s Second Street in the late 1800s.

This photograph, believed to have been taken in 1895, shows the street filled with pedestrians passing by tents and stalls set up in the street.

This view of Second Street is the subject of this week's update to the popular Then & Now photo feature, which explores past and present views of notable Dayton locations.

The women in the early photograph are dressed in long skirts and carry parasols. Many of the men wear suit jackets and all have some variation of hat on top of their heads.

>>> ARCHIVE: All Then & Now special photo features

A livery boarding and feed stable, May & Company, a furniture and carpet store and Heathman’s Cracker Bakery make up the notable businesses on the north side of the street.


Reader Comments ...


Next Up in Local

Ohioans set record for concealed weapons permits

Nearly 159,000 Ohioans took out licenses to carry concealed weapons in 2016, the largest number since the state’s CCW permitting program began in 2004, according to an annual report from Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine. County sheriffs issued 117,953 new licenses and 40,982 renewals in 2016. There were also 1,669 CCW permit suspensions and...
Police: Man arrested for vandalism spray painted name on building
Police: Man arrested for vandalism spray painted name on building

The mystery of who caused an estimated $10,000 in damages to a prominent Hamilton building wasn’t too tough to solve. Hamilton police say the man responsible for the vandalism signed his name and birth date in black spray paint on the side of the Hamilton Masonic Lodge as a police officer watched. MORE: High Street Hamilton building vandalized...
Opening day today for Merit Grill restaurant in Kettering
Opening day today for Merit Grill restaurant in Kettering

The new Merit Grill opened today, March 1, at 3800 Wilmington Pike in the space that previously held the Kettering Grill & Cafe. The Kettering Grill & Cafe shut down Feb. 19, and the restaurant underwent a 10-day makeover to pave the way for the new restaurant’s opening. RELATED: New Kettering Grill & Cafe now open in Kettering Oscar Gibran,...
Huber ex-cop identifies voice linked to Dayton RTA bomb threats
Huber ex-cop identifies voice linked to Dayton RTA bomb threats

Greater Dayton RTA’s top security officer recognized the voice of a man calling in bomb threats because he had responded to the man’s residence “literally 100 times” when he was a Huber Heights police officer, he said. Brian K. Joyce, 54, now of Dayton, faces misdemeanor charges of one count aggravated menacing, four counts...
Harrison Twp. firefighter pleads to alleged sex act in parking lot
Harrison Twp. firefighter pleads to alleged sex act in parking lot

A former Harrison Twp. firefighter pleaded no contest to a charge of public indecency that stems from a November incident, where he allegedly performed a sex act on himself in a Walmart parking lot in Troy. Keith Bousquette was scheduled to go on trial Wednesday morning, but instead entered a plea of no contest to the charge. Sentencing in the case...
More Stories