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Woodland Cemetery & Arboretum

118 Woodland Ave, Dayton, OH 45409-2892
(937) 228-3221
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Worth a detour to see it

Stopped by to see the Wright brothers. That's right, Wilbur and Orville are buried here. I thought... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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lots of history, don't miss it

It's a beautiful cemetery with lots of history. You can get a self guided tour of the cemetery... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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118 Woodland Ave, Dayton, OH 45409-2892
(937) 228-3221
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stopped by to see the Wright brothers. That's right, Wilbur and Orville are buried here. I thought they were buried on South Carolina. The graves are marked with numbers and you can take a self guided tour too. Beautiful, old headstones and trees. Stop by...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a beautiful cemetery with lots of history. You can get a self guided tour of the cemetery. There is one area we're you can look over the hole city

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful old-fashioned cemetery and arboretum. There is a small administration office and they are very helpful; they gave me a map and a leaflet about the significant graves and trees in the area. As well as Orville and Wilbur Wright's graves, Paul Dunbar and Erma...More

Thank JaynaStephens
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Graves of the Wright Brothers, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Erma Bombeck and more-this is an old fashioned beautiful place to reflect and has great views of Dayton

1  Thank Ibegonenow
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped here to visit the graves of the Wright Brothers and their family. Beautiful cemetery. I think it would be a great place for a morning or evening walk. Be sure to look for the large tombstone near the entrance with the copper sculpture....More

Thank AndyKansasCity
Reviewed 21 July 2017

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

1  Thank Peter P
Reviewed 12 July 2017

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

1  Thank mlgocon
Reviewed 11 July 2017

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

1  Thank Rachael H
Reviewed 10 July 2017

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

1  Thank Bas1855
Reviewed 10 July 2017

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

1  Thank MelanieSH888
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29 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