Grotto Garden Party

Our Garden Party in the Grotto was a great success! Many came to discover the beauty of the Grotto Gardens at our “Edwardian” period party. Great food and entertainment was provided as well as a charming setting and distinguished company on a lovely afternoon. Many...

Charles Harper is Reunited with the Grotto Gardens

Some months ago, several of us were at the VA Archives doing some research when Tessa Kalman (the woman knows everything about the VA history) showed us a partial Dayton Daily News article about a member of the VA Grounds crew in the early 1980s. While clearing some...

Welcome to the Dayton Grotto Gardens!

The Ohio State University Extension Montgomery Master Gardeners have worked very hard to bring the Grotto Gardens on the campus of The Dayton VA Medical Center (DVAMC) back to life. The Master Gardener Volunteers became involved in the Grotto Gardens restoration...

State Historic Preservation Office Awards

Each year, the State Historic Preservation Office recognizes achievements in historic preservation by presenting awards in Public Education and Awareness, and Preservation Merit. One of the 2014 Preservation Merit awardees is the American Veterans Heritage Center and...

Grotto Garden and Tree Dedication Ceremony

The Dayton VA Medical Center recognized its donor’s contributions to the Historic Grotto during the “Grotto Garden and Tree Dedication Ceremony on Monday, August 18, 2014. The event was held in the Grotto near Building 320 in collaboration with the Greater Montgomery...
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