New Website for Woodland

Site #8 on the Aviation Trail is Woodland Cemetery and Arboretum. Check out the new Woodland website that was introduced on February 4, per their invitation below:

Woodland Cemetery and Arboretum would like to invite you to visit our newly updated website which went live February 4, 2020. Along with the new look, you will find some new features, such as: •Discover available locations for casket and cremation burial, with mapping, pricing, as well as pictures. •Engage in the virtual memorial of your loved ones. •Learn how to easily locate along with step by step directions to their graves by downloading our new mobile app. •A library of our past Woodland Wires, in case you missed a copy. •Accessibility to self-guided tours, how to become a volunteer, and to gain better knowledge of scheduled tours offered. •Contribute to the beauty, history and unique cultural resource that is Woodland Cemetery. Click here to visit our website!

Woodland Cemetery and Arboretum sits in the heart of downtown Dayton on over 200 verdant acres of rolling hills with over 3000 tress on the property. Our historic cemetery, founded in 1841, welcomes thousands of visitors who tour the grounds each year to visit the grave sites of inventors of powered flight, Wilbur and Orville Wright; poet Paul Laurence Dunbar; Matilda and Levi Stanley, Queen and King of the Gypsies; writer Erma Bombeck; inventor Charles F. Kettering; and entrepreneurs John H. Patterson (NCR); George P. Huffman (Huffy Bicycles); and George Mead (Mead Paper Co.). 

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Status of Aviation Trail sites regarding visitors during the COVID-19 precautions: Status on Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park buildings as of December 3. All indoor facilities closed.


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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