Woodland Historic Tour with Cemetery Symbols
May 24 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Founded in 1841, Woodland is one of the oldest rural cemeteries in the United States. Visit the final resting place of the Wright Brothers, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Erma Bombeck, James Ritty, the Stanley Family, the Mead Family, George Newcom and many other famous and infamous Daytonians. This tour will also explore gravestone symbolism and the meanings of the designs carved on old gravestones.
Meet at the Eichelberger Plaza at the main gates of the cemetery. Parking is available 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.
All tours require a reservation and there is a suggested $5 donation. All donations support the Woodland Arboretum Foundation which focuses on the restoration, preservation, horticultural and educational projects needed to keep Woodland a cultural resource for Dayton and Ohio.
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