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Woodland Cemetery & Arboretum

118 Woodland Ave, Dayton, OH 45409-2892
(937) 228-3221
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this is a beautiful place-historically you can't beat it

Graves of the Wright Brothers, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Erma Bombeck and more-this is an old fashioned... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Dayton, Ohio
Wright Brothers

We stopped here to visit the graves of the Wright Brothers and their family. Beautiful cemetery. I... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kansas City
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118 Woodland Ave, Dayton, OH 45409-2892
(937) 228-3221
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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

Thank Ibegonenow
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

Thank AndyKansasCity
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Woodland Cemetery is the resting place for the Wright Brothers, Wilbur and Orville and writer columnist Erma Bombeck. The highlight however, is the terrific view of the Dayton, Ohio skyline and the rolling terrain occupied by beautiful grave markers of departed loved ones. It well...More

1  Thank Peter P
Reviewed 12 July 2017

One of the oldest cemeteries in the US, Woodland cemetery contains the graves of the Wright Brothers and other historical figures from the Dayton area including John Henry Patterson, founder of the National Cash Register Company (NCR), Paul Laurence Dunbar and Erma Bombeck. It is...More

1  Thank mlgocon
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We stayed in an Air BnB near the cemetery so on our way out one day, we stopped by for a little drive thru. This cemetery is truly a garden. It is really beautiful. The monuments and markers are gorgeous. Some very stately and old...More

1  Thank Rachael H
Reviewed 10 July 2017

An absolutely beautiful place to visit. Well maintained grounds. Lots of mature trees. The gazebo at lookout point is the highest point in the city of Dayton with beautiful views. You can walk just for the scenery, or check out the graves of famous Daytonians...More

1  Thank Bas1855
Reviewed 10 July 2017

The extensive and well-kept grounds here are a pleasure to walk through, and there are a number of gravesites of historic importance to add to the experience. Do be prepared for walking- although there are paved roads and paths, much of the property is very...More

1  Thank MelanieSH888
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Stop in the office for a map to a number of famous Daytonian figures including the Wright Family members, and Dunbar. Easy to follow. The cemetery is beautiful--yes, like an arboretum. We went in the rain; a beautiful pace to stroll in good weather no...More

Thank jbwhitehouse
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Woodland is a beautiful place to visit with many tall trees and a quiet venue to just get away or be alone with your thoughts. Often pull in to visit graves of family or just to get some peace and quiet.

Thank Mortgageman9000
Reviewed 20 June 2017

We visit this place a few times a year as we have family buried there. The grounds are well maintained and the trees are beautiful.

Thank Nancy D
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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