Daniel E. McSherry & Co. was located at 1126 E. Third Street in Dayton. The agricultural implement company was founded by Daniel E. McSherry and Edward Breneman in 1864 and was located on Wayne Avenue. They made the McSherry Grain Drill and devoted all their capital, time and business to improving its strength and utility. They employed 140 men eleven months of the year. Their products were found from New England to California and the number of drills annually manufactured was up to 4,000.
Daniel E. McSherry died on November 1, 1891. He is located in Section 101 Lot 1724.
Woodland Cemetery, founded in 1841, is one of the nation’s five oldest rural garden cemeteries and a unique cultural, botanical and educational resource in the heart of Dayton, Ohio as you will see as you read through this new MostMetro.com series. Visit the cemetery and arboretum and take one of the many tours Woodland offers free of charge. Most of Dayton’s aviation heroes, inventors and business barons are buried at Woodland.
Woodland Cemetery and Arboretum is located at 118 Woodland Avenue off of Brown Street near the UD Campus. The Woodland Office is open Monday through Friday 8 am to 5 pm and Saturday 8 am to 12 pm. The Cemetery and Arboretum are open daily from 8 am to 6 pm. The Mausoleum is open daily from 9 am to 5 pm. For more information, call 937-228-3221 or visit the Woodland website.