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Woodland Cemetery & Arboretum

118 Woodland Ave, Dayton, OH 45409-2892
+1 937-228-3221
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Historical significance

This visit was a recommendation from a volunteer at the Wright museum. I am so glad we listened... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Eureka Springs, Arkansas
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Peaceful place

The main attraction here being the tombs of the Wright Brothers - which were easily accessible by... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Rafael C
Deltona, Florida
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118 Woodland Ave, Dayton, OH 45409-2892
+1 937-228-3221
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

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

Thank clarson2016
Reviewed 4 days ago

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

Thank Rafael C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank wladamson
Reviewed 12 October 2017

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 4 October 2017

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 28 September 2017

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

Thank Raintree_Thailand
Reviewed 21 September 2017

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 20 September 2017 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
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28 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