Champions of the Grove 

Spring Grove Cemetery and Arboretum currently has 19 State Champion trees, and has had National Champions in the past. If a tree is designated a champion then it is thelargest specimen in the state or the country. The state of Ohio actively searches for large trees through it’s Big Trees Program. For more information about the Champions of the Grove click here.


Lawrence A. Smith, 98
Born: Wednesday, September 17, 1919
Died: Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Diane Bliss, 66
Born: Friday, April 27, 1951
Died: Monday, January 15, 2018

Raymond “Ray” George Laubenthal, 79
Born: Friday, July 15, 1938
Died: Monday, January 15, 2018

Robert L. Burton, 79
Born: Wednesday, August 17, 1938
Died: Sunday, January 14, 2018

Alfred Joseph Ciani, 71
Born: Saturday, June 29, 1946
Died: Sunday, January 14, 2018

Upcoming Events

Jan 23Grief to Peace / Tri County
Jan 27Winter Tree ID
Feb 044th Annual Chocolate In the Chapel
Feb 19Presidential Connections Presentation
Feb 20Grief to Peace / Spring Grove
Feb 22 - Feb 22Proper Pruning Techniques
Feb 25Maple Syrup Tapping
Feb 27Grief to Peace / Tri County
Mar 03 - Mar 03Owl Prowl
Mar 10Pruning Seminar