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Boxcar Children Workshops – Registration

By |May 20th, 2015|

Register here for an upcoming Boxcar Children Workshop.

Boxcar Children Workshops – June 2015

By |May 20th, 2015|

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Share a story from series The Boxcar Children by Gertrude Chandler Warner and take home a copy of your favorite episode.

Learn about the history of Ashland and its important link to the railroad. Play railroad games. Climb aboard a real […]

Bringing in a New Century: 1900-1940

By |May 14th, 2015|

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.

Ashland Musical Variety Show

By |March 19th, 2015|

Images of the Ashland Musical Variety Show from 1982-2007

 

 

 

 

 

Walking Tours of Ashland – Registration

By |March 12th, 2015|

Register here for an upcoming Walking Tour of Ashland.

Woodland Cemetery Tour – Registration

By |March 12th, 2015|

Register here for an upcoming Woodland Cemetery Tour.

Walking Tour of Ashland – Sat., Apr 18, 1pm

By |March 12th, 2015|

Join us for a Walking Tour of Ashland!

WalkingmanOur Walking Tour takes visitors on a stroll through the center of town to explore a portion of Ashland’s Historic District. You’ll view many lovely homes and historic buildings built from the 1850’s to the […]

Woodland Cemetery Tour – Sat., May 16, 4:30pm

By |March 12th, 2015|

WoodlandsignJoin us for a walking tour of Ashland’s historic Woodland Cemetery. Woodland was founded in 1862 as a burial site for Confederate dead.  Find out about others resting in Woodland including some of Ashland’s […]

Ashland Museum – Board of Directors

By |February 9th, 2015|

Museum windowbox368x245The 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, […]

Camp Ashland 2015 – Registration

By |February 4th, 2015|

Women’s Clothing of the 19th Century – Registration

By |January 17th, 2015|

Women’s Clothing of the 19th Century

By |January 17th, 2015|

Sunday, February 8, 2015AshMus_Dress2
2:30 pm at the
Ashland Museum
105 Hanover Avenue
Ashland, VA 23005

Rosanne Shalf, President of the Ashland Museum, and Sherry Graves, member of the Virginia Homespun Dance Ensemble, will present a program about 19th Century Women’s Clothing on Sunday, […]

Untold Stories – Sun. Feb 22, 2015, 4pm

By |December 21st, 2014|

UntoldStories2015Untold Stories: Growing Up In Ashland/Hanover, the Black and White Experience– a panel of elder citizens tell stories about growing up in Ashland. This second installment in an annual series will focus on how teens and young adults met and socialized in the 1940s, ‘50s […]

Camp Ashland – History Camp – Aug. 3-7

By |December 21st, 2014|

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Ashland Museum and Hanover Arts & Activities Center

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CAMP ASHLAND A HISTORY CAMP FOR KIDS!

August 3 […]

Historic Ashland Homes, Then and Now

By |November 3rd, 2014|

This exhibit presents background on and a description of the two Ashland Historic Districts: the Randolph-Macon Historic College Complex and the Ashland Historic District. Designated in 1979 and 1983, respectively, each has specific boundaries, criteria for inclusion of structures and definitions of “contributing structures”.

Five distinctive homes within the Ashland Historic District are profiled in […]