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Did you know that there is a section at Woodland for members of the First Baptist Church of Dayton? This section is the resting place of many of Dayton’s most prominent citizens including generations of the Barney Family, the Thresher Family, the Crawford Family and many more. This tour will take you on a journey of this special section and members of the First Baptist Church of Dayton and will include visiting the gravesites of Rev. Dr. Henry Colby, Thomas B. Fordham and Col. Edward A. Deeds. Rev. Dr. Kent Berghuis, current pastor at First Baptist will be guiding this tour.

Meet at the Eichelberger Plaza at the main gates of the cemetery. Parking is available both inside and outside the gates. Please wear comfortable walking shoes and bring a water bottle if needed. Tours will launch rain or shine, except in the event of thunder or lightning.

Reservations are required to attend. Please click here to register for this tour or copy and paste this URL into your browser: http://bit.ly/WoodlandSunsetTours.

Cover photo is of the funeral service for Orville Wright held at First Baptist Church of Dayton in 1948.