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Woodland Cemetery & Arboretum

118 Woodland Ave, Dayton, OH 45409-2892
+1 937-228-3221
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Visited for Genealogical reasons

This was my third visit to Woodland Cemetery because of distant relatives buried here. I had... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Annapolis, Maryland
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 12 October 2017
Dayton, Ohio
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118 Woodland Ave, Dayton, OH 45409-2892
+1 937-228-3221
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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 5 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 22 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 8 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 27 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 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

2  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

1  Thank AndyKansasCity
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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