About the Museum

Jun 23 2010

Ashland Museum Board adopts Bylaws

The new Ashland Museum board of directors adopted bylaws on May 11, 2010. Pictured here in the Museum's office located on the second floor of the Hanover Arts and Activities Center are, seated, left to right, Nancy Kackley, Nancy Cozart (Secretary), Carolyn Hemphill (Chair), Emily Lee. Standing,  Woody Tucker, Betty Carol Stevenson, Fan Cox Etienne, and Rosanne Groat Shalf. Not pictured are Susan Tucker, Ann Martin, Sandra Lynne (Vice Chair), Floyd Dabney Jr., and Betty [...]

Apr 15 2010

The Ashland Museum’s Story

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 in 2008 during the Town’s yearlong 150th Anniversary Celebration, it became evident that there is a huge interest among our [...]