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Ohio Historical Marker honors Woodland Cemetery and Arboretum

DAYTON, OH - Woodland Cemetery and Arboretum, the City of Dayton Department of Planning & Community Development and the Ohio History Connection are proud to announce the placement of an Ohio Historical Marker honoring Woodland Cemetery and Arboretum. Woodland Cemetery and Arboretum is one of the nation’s oldest rural garden cemeteries. Founded in 1841, Woodland Cemetery is a unique cultural, botanical, educational and recreational resource for the city of Dayton, the state of Ohio and the nation.

Marker dedication will commence at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, October 2, 2017 at Woodland Cemetery and Arboretum located at 118 Woodland Avenue in Dayton. Scheduled speakers include Sean O’Regan, President and CEO of Woodland Cemetery, Rachel Bankowitz, Preservation Planner, City of Dayton Department of Planning & Community Development, Stephen Wright great-grandnephew of Orville and Wilbur Wright, Frances McGee Crom