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May 21st  - A feature on Woodland Cemetery courtesy of The Dayton Montgomery County Visitors Bureau

Feb 12th  - Woodland Wire, Issue 1
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We are pleased to announce the winners of our 2013 Photo Contest

Thanks to Jim Bucher & Mix 1077's Doreen for judging.
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May 27th  - Memorial Day 2013 Veteran's Newsletter


September 29th at 10AM - The Winners of the 2012 Photo Contest.

June 14th at 11AM - Flag Retirement Ceremony, Air Force Flag to be dedicated.

June 14th at 12PM - Inaugural Millionaires Row Private Mausoleum Tour with the Wright Trolley Bus.

June 25th - President Dave FitzSimmons Retires; Transfer of Authority to new CEO, Mr. Sean O'Regan.

June 1st - Wilbur Wright 100th Year Memorial ServiceAt 3pm on June 1st, 2012, 100 years to the minute, Historic Woodland Cemetery, along with local Aviation and Historical groups, hosted a memorial service for Wilbur Wright, who is interred on our grounds in the Wright Family plot. The Wright family was in attendance, as well as many city and state dignitaries.Neil Armstrong was a keynote speaker, while Rick Young gave the Eulogy. Dr. Wendy Deichmann presented the service and Mayor Gary Leitzell proclaimed June 1st the official "Wilbur Wright Day".

April 11th  Woodland Staff Earn Certifications

April 12th -   Woodland Voted "Jewel of the Gem City"

Woodland was pleased to learn of our selection as a 2012 Jewel of the Gem City historic organization. Woodland was selected from among 60 nominees along with Preservation Dayton and John Gower. The First Place award recognizes Woodland's leadership in preservation, restoration and education in the Miami Valley and is sponsored by the Dayton Women's Club, The Engineers Club and The Friends of the Arcade. The 3 inductees will be honored at a dinner at 6:00pm on June2, 2012. For tickets: call Dottie Moyhan at 937-369-5116. Our thanks to Barbara O' Hara who nominated Woodland for the award.

March 7th  Lost in Ohio Video featuring Woodland and Wright Brothers.

February 28th  Dayton City Paper Article

February 27th  Woodland honors Volunteers

February 9th  Paul Laurence Dunbar Memorial Day Speech

February 1st  IFCCA Article featuring Woodland


June  Woodland Awarded Preservation Grant for the Chapel

June   Woodland's New Flag Retirement Site

January   Dayton Daily News Article about the Queen of the Gyspies buried at Woodland Cemetery


October   ICCFA magazine about Lookout Development


December   Three New Trends in Deathcare

March  American Cemetery Magazine about Woodland

"A Place of Lasting Beauty" - A Tribute in Rhyme for Woodland Cemetery By Judy Ashford

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