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Woodland Cemetery & Arboretum

118 Woodland Ave, Dayton, OH 45409-2892
(937) 228-3221
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Woodland Cemetery is the resting place for the Wright Brothers, Wilbur and Orville and writer... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Peter P
Portage, Indiana
A Hidden Gem in the City

One of the oldest cemeteries in the US, Woodland cemetery contains the graves of the Wright... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Taytay, Philippines
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118 Woodland Ave, Dayton, OH 45409-2892
(937) 228-3221
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Woodland Cemetery is the resting place for the Wright Brothers, Wilbur and Orville and writer columnist Erma Bombeck. The highlight however, is the terrific view of the Dayton, Ohio skyline and the rolling terrain occupied by beautiful grave markers of departed loved ones. It well...More

Thank Peter P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the oldest cemeteries in the US, Woodland cemetery contains the graves of the Wright Brothers and other historical figures from the Dayton area including John Henry Patterson, founder of the National Cash Register Company (NCR), Paul Laurence Dunbar and Erma Bombeck. It is...More

Thank mlgocon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in an Air BnB near the cemetery so on our way out one day, we stopped by for a little drive thru. This cemetery is truly a garden. It is really beautiful. The monuments and markers are gorgeous. Some very stately and old...More

Thank Rachael H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An absolutely beautiful place to visit. Well maintained grounds. Lots of mature trees. The gazebo at lookout point is the highest point in the city of Dayton with beautiful views. You can walk just for the scenery, or check out the graves of famous Daytonians...More

Thank Bas1855
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The extensive and well-kept grounds here are a pleasure to walk through, and there are a number of gravesites of historic importance to add to the experience. Do be prepared for walking- although there are paved roads and paths, much of the property is very...More

Thank MelanieSH888
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stop in the office for a map to a number of famous Daytonian figures including the Wright Family members, and Dunbar. Easy to follow. The cemetery is beautiful--yes, like an arboretum. We went in the rain; a beautiful pace to stroll in good weather no...More

Thank jbwhitehouse
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Woodland is a beautiful place to visit with many tall trees and a quiet venue to just get away or be alone with your thoughts. Often pull in to visit graves of family or just to get some peace and quiet.

Thank Mortgageman9000
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We visit this place a few times a year as we have family buried there. The grounds are well maintained and the trees are beautiful.

Thank Nancy D
Reviewed 16 June 2017

They have directions to visit the sites of famous people if you are so inclined. When I come, I go to see my relatives' graves, and so it is more a family affair. The grounds go on and on, and there are, of course, different...More

Thank Bryan H
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Well, I have a personal reason for visiting here at least once a month.... Woodland holds the highest elevated point in Dayton! Spectacular views from lookout point. It's a beautiful place, mausoleum included. A place to walk, bike and explore. Season changes are great to...More

Thank chighley31
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28 May 2015|
Response from Angie H |
The cost of a cemetery plot depends on your final preferences. Do you wish a traditional casket burial or do you plan to be cremated? Do you want to be interred inside in our mausoleum or outdoors? Do you want to be located... More