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Woodland Cemetery

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Northwest corner of Woodland and Harding roads

Woodland Cemetery was laid out in the mid-nineteenth century. A system of picturesque winding roads was established throughout its gently rolling tree-covered hills. The cemetery houses a full contingent of characteristic nineteenth- and twentieth-century monuments and mausoleums. None of these is extraordinary, but as a group in relationship to the landscape, they create a romantically picturesque image.

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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim
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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Woodland Cemetery", [Des Moines, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/IA-01-CE162.

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