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Woodland Cemetery & Arboretum

118 Woodland Ave, Dayton, OH 45409-2892
+1 937-228-3221
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The Wright Place to Visit!

When visiting Dayton for a family wedding, and having completed the audio book Wright Brothers by... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Jeff T
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Brookfield, WI
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Woodland Cemetery - An historical gem in the city of Dayton

A visit to Woodland Cemetery and Arboretum is a step back into Dayton's historical past. So many... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
conleyshane1
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Dayton, Ohio
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118 Woodland Ave, Dayton, OH 45409-2892
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+1 937-228-3221
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

When visiting Dayton for a family wedding, and having completed the audio book Wright Brothers by David McCullough, a must visit was the gravesite of the Wright family. Respectfully acknowledging this family is a must. Beautiful setting.

Thank Jeff T
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A visit to Woodland Cemetery and Arboretum is a step back into Dayton's historical past. So many great Daytonians are buried there and the stories associated with them are brought to life through the many tours, historical, sports legends, women of Woodland, luminaries, Dayton's Walk...More

Thank conleyshane1
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Due to the crazy Spring weather that these parts are experiencing, we were unable to truly appreciate the arboretum of this cemetery. We were able to pay our respects to the Wright Brothers and contemplate their genius contribution to this country. Also visited Erma Bombeck,...More

Thank DL P
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Many prominent Daytonians are interred on these grounds = Orville and Wilbur Wright, Paul Laurance Dunbar, Erma Bombeck, to name just a few. The grounds are very well-looked after. Most of the specimen trees are well marked. Magnificent stonework seems to be everywhere! Many stories...More

3  Thank cgplott1151
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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

A great place to walk. Wear comfy shoes as the grounds is hilly but great view of Dayton from the Gazebo.

1  Thank isay691
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

This was a walk through the grounds of Woodland Cemetery as an adoption event/fundraiser for the local Humane Society. People were encouraged to bring their own dogs and listen to a curator tell the stories of famous/infamous people interred on the grounds. It is a...More

2  Thank Nancy S
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Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

I traveled here all the way from Illinois one weekend because I wanted to do a guided tour of the cemetery. Tours are free and done by volunteers. They only have guided tours every so often so I was fortunately able to be a part...More

3  Thank Aerowing
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Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

This visit was a recommendation from a volunteer at the Wright museum. I am so glad we listened. Beautiful and historic

1  Thank clarson2016
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Reviewed 19 November 2017

The main attraction here being the tombs of the Wright Brothers - which were easily accessible by signs. Nearby stopped at the tomb of poet Laurence Dumbar - tried to also visit the Erma Bombeck tomb but couldn't find it even with a sign pointing...More

1  Thank Rafael C
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Reviewed 3 November 2017

This was my third visit to Woodland Cemetery because of distant relatives buried here. I had previously had a marker installed for my grandmother and at that time stopped by the grave area where the Wright Brothers are buried. This time was spent lreviewing cemetery...More

1  Thank wladamson
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dnszink
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Response from isay691 | Reviewed this property |
check their website. They have a listing of events.
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Miqueledawn1
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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
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