Thursday, May 4, 2017, 7 pm – Dr. Jody Allen will discuss The Lemon Project, A Journey of Reconciliation. A Visiting Assistant Professor of History & Coordinator of the Lemon Project at the College of William & Mary, Dr. Allen will talk on the life of Lemon, a man enslaved by the College. His story represents the stories of known and unknown African-Americans who helped build this country.
This will be held at the Ashland Branch Library, 201 S. Railroad Ave. This event is free and open to the public.
Friday, May 12, 2017, 6 pmWoodland Cemetery Tour. Join us for a walking tour of Ashland’s historic Woodland Cemetery. Woodland was founded in 1862 as a burial site for Confederate dead. “What’s new at Woodland?” – Come on the tour and see first-hand what we have discovered using ground penetrating radar. Find out about others resting in Woodland. Registration is open.
School’s Out – History Day Camp for rising 2nd-5th graders. July 31-August 4, 9am-Noon. Ashland Museum and Hanover Arts and Activities Center present Camp Ashland 2016, a history camp for all rising 2nd – 5th grader history buffs. Curious kid campers will explore how people lived in the 19th and early 20th century in Ashland.