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Woodland Cemetery & Arboretum

118 Woodland Avenue, Dayton, OH 45409-2892
937.228.2581
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Ranked #8 of 27 attractions in Dayton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Cemeteries, Parks
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English first
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Probably holds the best view of Dayton! Also lots of local celebrities are buried here, along with some awesome headstones

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Centerville, Ohio
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Beautiful trees--all labeled for enthusiasts--add to the serenity of this downtown cemetary. There are some famous graves as well as some poignant stories (the drowned boy and his dog!!!). The Mausoleum has incredible stained glass windows with a woodland theme and stunning marble from all over the world.

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Xenia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Great history and stories of Dayton here if you are willing to do the research. Beautiful and interesting place to spend an afternoon.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Visited the burial site of the Wright Brothers in the morning waiting for the Air Force museum to open. Probably one of the best views of the city of Dayton. Plants were overgrown on the Wright Brothers plot, which made it look very sloppy. Not what I would have envisioned for the two men who put Dayton on the map.

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Dayton, Ohio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We spent a Saturday going to some of the points of interest in Dayton. We had not visited the cemetery for quite awhile and found it to be well maintained and the view is the best. There is a lot of history on that hill.

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Franklin Ohio
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39 attraction reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

We stopped by late in the day so not very much time. Great view of the city, tiffany glass, lovely statues. Will return with my camera. If you stop at the office you can get maps and even Cd for driving tour. There are several famous people buried here including Wright brothers. They are very friendly and helpful at the... More

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Top Contributor
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Nice views of Dayton.Great piece of history of dayton starting with the mid 1800's up today. Well maintained and the wright brother monument.

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Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Beautiful to visit on a lovely day - very wooded and a little hilly. Several different tours offered or explore on your own. There are a lot of Dayton's own buried here - Wright Brothers, Erma Bombeck, the Gypsy Queen! Extensive labeling of trees.

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Dayton, Ohio
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8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Wright Brothers burial site alone makes this a national treasure. You must see the more famous sites here & visit office with any questions. Just behind the University of Dayton campus.

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Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We took a group tour of the Woodland Cemetery. I was greatly surprised at the information we received and the fun we had. Planning another tour in order to absorb the massive amount of information given.

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