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Woodland Cemetery & Arboretum

118 Woodland Ave, Dayton, OH 45409-2892
+1 937-228-3221
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Beautiful resting place

Woodland, with its rolling hills and tree lined streets provides a beautiful final resting place... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mortgageman9000
via mobile
beautiful and peaceful

I generally like to visit cemeteries where I travel to not only to pay my respects to the members... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2018
502ericaf
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118 Woodland Ave, Dayton, OH 45409-2892
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"highest point"
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"final resting place"
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"paul lawrence dunbar"
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"university of dayton"
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"historical figures"
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"rolling hills"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Woodland, with its rolling hills and tree lined streets provides a beautiful final resting place. Famous Dayton folks like the Wright Brothers, Irma Bombeck, Paul Laurence Dunbar are buried there and it’s fun to locate and visit their final resting place. The highest point is...More

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Reviewed 4 May 2018

I generally like to visit cemeteries where I travel to not only to pay my respects to the members of the communities that I visit but also for the history and the beauty of their final resting places. it was not different here, it was...More

Thank 502ericaf
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Reviewed 22 April 2018 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.

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Reviewed 15 April 2018

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

1  Thank conleyshane1
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Reviewed 7 April 2018 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 4 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 18 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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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
29 May 2015|
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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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