American Veterans Heritage Center
An independent non-profit organization located on the Dayton VA Campus, the AVHC was founded with the goal of raising public and private awareness of veteran contributions, patriotism, and the restoration of the Dayton Soldiers Home historic facilities. The AVHC Headquarters is located in the Historic Putnum Library which is the home of the Miami Valley Military History Museum. The AVHC is a Non-Profit 501c(3) Organization - Staffed by Volunteers and receives NO Government Funding. The AVHC has numerous projects for our volunteers: the Patriot Freedom Festival held every Memorial Day Weekend along with the management and care of the Historic Grotto, and the Veterans History Project.