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Woodland Cemetery & Arboretum

118 Woodland Ave, Dayton, OH 45409-2892
+1 937-228-3221
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Beautiful landscape and rich history

We took the mystery, mayhem, and murder tour with a group of friends and really enjoyed the day... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
M S
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Dayton, Ohio
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Erma Bombeck and the Wright Brothers in one visit

Pick up a map as you enter the Cemetery and take your camera. This is a peaceful destination... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ptajack
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Durham, North Carolina
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118 Woodland Ave, Dayton, OH 45409-2892
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the mystery, mayhem, and murder tour with a group of friends and really enjoyed the day. The tour started in daylight but ended in the dark. It was a free tour and they provided lanterns and a volunteer guide. She did a great...More

1  Thank M S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pick up a map as you enter the Cemetery and take your camera. This is a peaceful destination point. For anyone interested in genealogy you should plan a short visit. All self-paced. Drive through and stop wherever you like.

1  Thank ptajack
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful and well-maintained cemetery, with lots of trees scattered over rolling hills. Burial place of the Wright brothers.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I love historical cemeteries, and this one is wonderful. Not only are there a number of famous people buried here, but the location and views are breathtaking. Some of the famous: Giant rock over Erma Bombeck, humorist and author Paul Laurence Dunbar,...More

1  Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

2  Thank 770MCP
Reviewed 7 September 2017

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

1  Thank Robert B
Reviewed 26 August 2017

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

1  Thank JaynaStephens
Reviewed 16 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

2  Thank Ibegonenow
Reviewed 30 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

1  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
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28 May 2015|
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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
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