Tribute to Paul Laurence Dunbar

Friday, February 9, 2018 - Graveside Tribute to Paul Laurence Dunbar

Processional to grave site: 9:45 a.m. Mission, Tribute, Prayer and Laying of Wreath: 10:00 to approx. 10:45 a.m. Reception in Woodland Mausoleum immediately following graveside tribute.

Gather at the Woodland Mausoleum at 9:45 a.m. as we lead you to the grave site of Paul Laurence Dunbar. Join in as tribute and prayer are given and sing Amazing Grace as a wreath is laid upon his grave. Then join us at the reception immediately following in the Mausoleum. Guests will include members of the Dayton Dunbar Alumni Association, Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park, Paul Laurence Dunbar Historical Site, Dayton History and Woodland Cemetery. Refreshments will be served. This program is free and open to the public.

Woodland Cemetery and Arboretum is located at 118 Woodland Avenue off of Brown Street between the UD and Miami Valley Hospital campuses.

Please feel free to invite your family and friends and forward this message to anyone that may be interested in the program.


Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park 

16 S. Williams St., Dayton, OH 45402

Visitor Center:

For details and seasonal date schedules see

or please call (937) 225-7705 for the current park schedule.


From W. Third St., turn south on Williams St and then turn left on Fourth St. Go 1/2 block and turn left into the Visitor Center parking area.

CLICK HERE for a parking map.

See the Visitor Center page for details on hours.

Travel Note - Third St. Bridge closure:

The Third Street Bridge will be CLOSED beginning Jan. 1, 2020 until approximately Oct. 2021. Visitors can use the Fifth St. Bridge or the Salem Ave. Bridge as detours from downtown Dayton. A file with more detailed instructions for visitors traveling from the north or south via I-75, or from the east and west via US35 can be downloaded by CLICKING HERE.


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