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Woodland Cemetery & Arboretum

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interesting stories about the 'residents'

a first class arboretum AND famous people! Lots of guided tours available, or you can just walk... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
michael m
Dayton, Ohio
Just beautiful!

I've been coming to Woodland cemetery off and on since I was a teenager and it's truly beautiful. I... read more

Reviewed November 10, 2018
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118 Woodland Ave, Dayton, OH 45409-2892
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All reviews erma bombeck buried here the wright brothers final resting place highest point paul laurence dunbar lookout point historical figures burial place rolling hills great view of downtown old trees downtown dayton lots of history peaceful place self guided tour history buff
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Reviewed 1 week ago

a first class arboretum AND famous people! Lots of guided tours available, or you can just walk around on your own and see what names you recognize. Erma Bombeck, the Wright Brothers, the Gypsie Queen. A nice observation deck that takes in most of the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank michael m
Reviewed November 10, 2018

I've been coming to Woodland cemetery off and on since I was a teenager and it's truly beautiful. I hadn't been back for a few years and recently went on a walk with a friend and it was the nicest day I'd had in awhile....More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank MandyMar25
Reviewed November 6, 2018

I was actually going there to look for a Cemetery spot for my mom and myself trying to get our final resting place in order. I miss my contact person so I decided to just walk thru and look at the different head stones, names...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Debra H
Reviewed November 6, 2018

I love going to Woodland for a walk/hike and visit the grave sites of all the famous and common people buried here. It as great place to spend an afternoon.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jeffery D
Reviewed October 22, 2018

First, a tip -- must get a map at the entrance. The roads are really confusing. Stop at the "Look Out." You can see the entire downtown of Dayton. Of course, the Wright Brothers, brother and sisters, and parents have a large burial plot. Also,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Janice R
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Be sure to have your walking shoes on & be prepared to climb some hilly terrain. What awaits here is like seeing a beautiful cemetery dedicated to great minds - inventors, business leaders, writers, authors & poets, civic leaders, war and sports heroes. Arrange a...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Tom P
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

Another visit to a cemetery for another RoadsideAmerica recommendation. This one is the grave of a boy who drowned after falling in a local canal, and his dog who refused to leave the grave. :(

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank BridgetB609
Reviewed August 6, 2018

I took my husband by here for the first time just recently and he was very surprised about the history here.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank VetteGirl6Xs
Reviewed August 2, 2018

What a beautiful place! A very nice employee led us on her golf cart to the Wright family site and showed us Paul Dunbar's grave and how to find Erma Bombeck's grave too. We spent some time just driving and walking through the area. The...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank 649garyo
Reviewed August 1, 2018

We went for a visit with friends to visit the Wright Brothers gravesite and were amazed at the other interesting sites we found. Hopefully you are able to stop in the office during busines hours to get a map of the various "famous" gravesites throughout...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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April 15, 2018|
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Response from isay691 | Reviewed this property |
check their website. They have a listing of events.
May 28, 2015|
Response from AngieH1662 |
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