Where Is Woodland Cemetery Located?


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Woodland Cemetery and Arboretum is located at 118 Woodland Avenue, Dayton, OH, 45409. The cemetery also serves as a cultural, botanical and educational center and offers year-round tours of the grounds.

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Woodland Cemetery was founded in 1841 and is one of the five oldest rural garden cemeteries in the United States. The serene setting of the cemetery and arboretum covers more than 200 acres and features more than 165 plant species and 3000 trees, some over a century old. It also features a Romanesque gateway and chapel, which are on the National Register of Historic Places.

Woodland Cemetery is the burial site of many of Dayton's most famous inventors, writers and businesspeople, including Wilbur and Orville Wright, Erma Bombeck, Paul Laurence Dunbar and Charles F. Kettering.

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