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Woodland Cemetery & Arboretum

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Address: 118 Woodland Ave, Dayton, OH 45409-2892
Phone Number: 937.228.2581
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There's a lot of history here

This is a beautiful cemetery located in some of the few hills Dayton has to offer. It's very well kept, and there are many historical grave sites.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Dayton, Ohio
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Dayton, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a beautiful cemetery located in some of the few hills Dayton has to offer. It's very well kept, and there are many historical grave sites.

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Fishers, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you like visiting older cemeteries you will enjoy this. A couple of interesting grave sites to view.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was one of the stops on the Dayton Region's Aviation Places tour,it is a very big cemetery where the Wright brothers are buried here. We didn't spend to much time here as we were on the tour.

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Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you only have a short time to visit Dayton, Woodland Cemetery offers a surprising sample of the culture, history, art, and natural beauty the gem city has to offer. A free tour is definitely worth your time because the cemetery is listed on the National Register of Historic places and is a National Aviation Heritage Area. Or, at least... More 

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Muscatine, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

First of all, I must admit, that I love cemeteries! My daughters have probably seen more cemeteries than most adults as we usually stop and see at least one one on every family vacation. We have seen some great ones and some that were not so great, large ones and small family plots. This one was an extremely large one... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

We are cemetery nerds - the kind that stop at any we see when on road trips. We all agree that is us by far the BEST we've been to. It is huge so be prepared! The grounds are gorgeous and the history is unique. The variety of stones and sculptures makes for a fun hunt to find the most... More 

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Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

We were visiting various Wright Brother sites in Dayton. Stopped here to see their final resting places. The staff was very friendly and helpful. Beautiful cemetery. Also saw resting site of Paul Lawrence Dunbar. For more info see: https://www.nps.gov/daav/index.htm https://www.wright.edu/maps/facility/dunbar-library-paul-laurence

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Eastern Shore, AL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

We happened upon this beautiful place by accident. My children where learning about the Wright Brothers and we were directed here by the NPS. I felt strange visiting a cemetery but let me just say it was such a magnificent place to spend a day or eternity. You can visit the office and they will give you a map to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Great place to look at history. Wright Brothers are buried there and very historical site. All kinds of things to see - a walk back into history

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Dayton, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

We went there for a guided twilight walking tour with lanterns, it was amazing. The tour guide told us stories of various people from all walks of life. Since the Wright Brothers are buried there, and all Daytonians know their story, it was wonderful to learn more about other inhabitants of the cemetery.

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