Posted on Sep 10, 2014 by Nancy.
In My Home Town is a Bulletin for Members of the Ashland Museum. Our focus is interesting or notable people, places, events or things, and memories related to Ashland, Virginia. Below are links to past issues. To receive the latest issues of In My Home Town as soon as they are published, please visit our Support […]
Posted on Feb 13, 2014 by Nancy.
Valentine’s Day was growing rapidly in popularity around the time that Ashland was becoming established as a town in the mid-late 1800’s. The holiday and the custom of sending Valentine’s Day cards to friends and family via the U.S. mail really took off after the Civil War ended, according to reports from that era. (Read […]
Posted on Jun 09, 2011 by Nancy.
The Ashland Museum Board of Directors is always a “work in progress”. New people are welcomed to our Board periodically as other members have become Advisors, “as-needed” volunteers, or have stepped away from the project (only temporarily we hope). Our current Board is listed below, as of May 2014. If you are interested in participating […]
Posted on May 06, 2011 by Nancy.
Mission Statement The Ashland Museum’s mission is: to acquire, document, protect and preserve, and exhibit the unique physical and cultural history which reflects the story of the Town of Ashland. The Museum’s additional but not lesser mission is to research, exhibit, promote and publicize the rich historical and cultural heritage of the town for the […]
Posted on Apr 15, 2010 by admin.
Beginning at least in 1967 with the foundation of Hanover Arts & Activities Center, Ashland residents have talked about establishing a Town Museum to tell the story of Ashland and to provide a safe repository for historical artifacts that are both privately and publicly owned but have been stored in various places for years. Then […]