The Ashland Museum has launched a new initiative titled “Ashland Museum Inside Out” to bring the assets of the Museum into the Ashland community. Initial projects will include outdoor history exhibits, historic markers and walking tours guided by mobile apps. In August, 2015, […]
The large stone blocks lined up alongside the railroad tracks in front of Randolph-Macon College at approximately 307 N. Center St. were originally on a train headed for Washington, D.C. The blocks were meant to be used in the construction of the National Cathedral. The train derailed. The blocks had to be unloaded in […]
Where did those large stone blocks come from that sit beside the railroad tracks in front of Randolph-Macon College at approximately 307 N. Center St.? Ashland Museum President and Ashland historian Rosanne Shalf explains in the video below (courtesy of Tom Wulf of WulfTeam Productions and the Town of Ashland).
Aug. 6, 2015. Scott Garka, CultureWorks President, awards a check for $5,350 to Rosanne Shalf, Ashland Museum President, for the Museum’s new exhibit “Ashland Museum Inside Out.” The award from CultureWorks, Championed by Altria will be combined with a CSX grant and other donations to create exhibits within […]
Joint Membership Meeting:
Hanover County Historical Society and Ashland Museum
“The Decisions for War in 1914″
Speaker: Michael D. Krause, PhD
Sunday, June 28, 2015, 2:30pm
Ashland Library, 201 S. Railroad Avenue, Ashland, VA 23005
In 1900, Ashland became a 20th century town, along with the rest of the country and the world. The new century brought many new challenges and new ideas. Visit the Ashland Museum to explore Ashland’s journey from 1900 to 1940.