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Woodland Cemetery & Arboretum

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Address: 118 Woodland Avenue, Dayton, OH 45409-2892
Phone Number: 937.228.2581
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8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Gorgeous viewpoint

Unless you're crazy superstitious.... This is such a lovely walk in a park with trees and flowers and a cute gazebo overlooking downtown Dayton ---- best viewpoint in the city... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 2, 2015
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New York City, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Unless you're crazy superstitious.... This is such a lovely walk in a park with trees and flowers and a cute gazebo overlooking downtown Dayton ---- best viewpoint in the city. Everything seems so beautiful and peaceful.....

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

I don't know one in here but I have been on the grounds and it is a beautiful place. climb this big hill and can see the whole city of dayton and then some. It also has a gazebo that you can sit and rest if you are walking around

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Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 via mobile

This is wuch a wonderful place to go to walk around on a guided tour, or drive around in so beautiful

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Westerville, OH
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88 reviews 88 reviews
22 attraction reviews
266 helpful votes 266 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

I am not really a 'visit graveyards' type but my husband and I went to Woodland Cemetery and Arboretum to see the Wright Brothers graves and get a stamp on our Aviation Trail Passport. Anita (whose office is in the lovely chapel) suggested that we borrow a CD from the office and take the tour (we drove it). The tour... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This cemetery is peaceful and picturesque, perfect for a leisurely walk or a local history lesson. At the top of the hill, you get a fantastic view of Dayton. They occasionally offer guided walking tours. You need to sign up in advance. I went on the halloween one and it was a great experience. Check the website.

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Dayton, Ohio
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Beautiful historical cemetery set on the highest point in Dayton. Well-preserved via Foundation. Burial place of famous Daytonians, including the Wright Brothers, Erma Bombeck, et al. Historical trees and landscape on interesting hilly terrain.

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

We went to Woodland to visit our family plot and discovered two fresh, unauthorized graves. Woodland decided to change their rules, without notice to us, and allowed the burial of a woman who was at one time married to my father-in-law AND her current husband who is no relation to our family in our family plot (purchased in 1954 by... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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267 reviews 267 reviews
84 attraction reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

I went to the cemetery to have a look around and left pretty quickly. I saw the Wright Brother's stone heads and stood at the over look of Dayton. Not much to do here. I did notice people running. It's pretty hilly so I bet you could get a great work out here. I would only stop by if its... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We tour the cemetery.. Guides were great. I learned a lot. It's a beautiful place. They are several famous Daytonians buried there.

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Dayton, Ohio
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202 reviews 202 reviews
36 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

While "attraction" may not be the correct term, this cemetery with it's hilly topology and wonderful view of the surrounding country side, is a wonderful peaceful place to walk and contemplate.

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