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The Mission of the Dayton Society of Natural History at Fort Ancient is to provide visitor and educational services focused on archaeology, Native American culture, and heritage stewardship as they relate to the site, on behalf of the Ohio Historical Society.
National Historic Landmark (NHL) status was granted to Fort Ancient State Memorial in 1964. NHL status indicates that a historic or prehistoric site possesses exceptional value as commemorating or illustrating the history of the United States. NHL was formed under the Historic Sites Act in 1935.
National Historic Landmark (NHL) status was granted to Fort Ancient State Memorial in 1964. NHL status indicates that a historic or prehistoric site possesses exceptional value as
The Dayton Society of Natural History has an exemplary group of volunteers that serve on multiple teams, focusing on strategic matters, providing guidance, and overseeing the purpose, plans and policies of the overall organization. With diverse professional backgrounds, fields and levels of experience, our leadership groups of dedicated and highly committed volunteers are able to bring valuable knowledge and interaction skills to the Board and committee positions they serve.
Experience unlimited fun and learning 359 days a year at the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery. Explore the wonders of the world with a live animal zoo, the region’s only Planetarium, interactive science and technology exhibits, and dozens of family-friendly permanent exhibits, as well as special featured traveling exhibitions.
Explore the site where Fort Ancient Indians lived more than 800 years ago. SunWatch Indian Village/Archaeological Park brings to life the Fort Ancient culture through a partially reconstructed Village, Interpretive Center, exhibits and events.
Embracing Community Partnerships
Fort Ancient’s audience demographic is dynamic, well-educated and quick to embrace new educational concepts, technologies and opportunities. In conjunction with a complete benefits menu and dedicated staff for support and services, SunWatch Partners have the tools to create powerful, rewarding and mutually-beneficial collaborations.
Sponsors should be proud of an investment, and it is appropriate that an investment offer direct marketing returns. While our sponsorship partners enjoy an sense of goodwill for supporting important educational initiatives, we are also pleased to offer tangible marketing benefits in return. Our Development and Marketing teams work to coordinate packages that meet the unique needs and philanthropic goals of all community partners.
The Dayton Society of Natural History has a wide variety of employment opportunities, including educators, curators, exhibits specialists, planetarium operators, guest services staff, administration positions, and housekeepers.
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