Founded in 1841, Woodland Cemetery in Dayton Ohio is one of the oldest rural cemeteries in the United States. The cemetery is the final resting place for many of Dayton’s historic families including the Wright Brothers, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Erma Bombeck, James Ritty, the Stanley Family, the Patterson Family, the Mead Family, George Newcom and many other famous and infamous Daytonians.
Woodland Cemetery is a National and State Historic Landmark, with close to two hundred acres to roam, over 3000 trees to enjoy and a multitude of historic figures to discover. Learning about the history of Dayton, Ohio is truly a discovery of American history and ingenuity.
Come join us at the Before I Die Festival on October 28th at 2:30 for a tour of this historic cemetery. Woodland is just one of the many FREE events that we are offering. To register click the link! https://beforeidieohio.com/register/