Untold Stories, Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018, 4 pm, Growing Up in Ashland/Hanover, Black and White Experiences. This year Untold Stories will be held at Patrick Henry High School. This event is free and open to the public.
This year’s storytellers are Norman Bowles, Loretta Ellis, Lyn Hodnett, Janipher Robinson, Harold Stills and Charles Waldrop.
Library Talks 2018, There are two more Library Talks in 2018. These are free and are held in the community at Ashland Library at 7pm.
• Wednesday, February 7, 7pm at the Ashland Library – Alphine Jefferson, Ph.D., R-MC Professor of History and Black Studies will talk about the Boydton Institute. After Randolph-Macon College moved to Ashland in 1868, the old campus became the Boydton Institute which operated as a school for former slaves.
• Wednesday, March 7, 7pm at the Ashland Library – Nancy Hugo will discuss the Ashland Trolley Line in a talk titled “One Mile Wild: The History and Natural Beauty of the Ashland Trolley Line.”
The Woodland Cemetery website is now live. You can search the burial records, learn about notable burials and discover the fascinating history of Woodland cemetery. The website also offers family and friends the opportunity to share stories and photos of loved ones.