On Sunday December 6, 2015, Ashland Museum will conduct two guided walking tours through Historic Downtown Ashland, some Historic Ashland neighborhoods, and a tour inside 600 S. Center Street, where we will have light refreshments before returning to the Museum. The 90-minute tours will begin at 2:00 pm and 4:00 pm at Ashland Museum, […]
The Ashland Museum has launched a new initiative 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, Ashland Museum President, Rosanne Shalf […]
Aug. 6, 2015. Scott Garka, CultureWorks President, awards a check for $5,350 to Rosanne Shalf, Ashland Museum President, for the Museum’s newest exhibit. The award from CultureWorks, Championed by Altria will be combined with a CSX grant and other donations to create outdoor exhibits within and adjacent […]
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.
Exploring the Schools, Churches, Residences
and Businesses of the Post Civil War Era
Follow the growth of Ashland in post Civil War era in the museum’s new exhibit. Now on display at the Ashland Museum.
- Read about the development of public education in Ashland. See if you can help […]
The Ashland Museum new documentary film about Ashland, “A Railroad Runs Through It: The Unique History of a Virginia Train Town” premiered on Nov. 10, 2012 to great reviews from the audience at Ashland’s Firehouse Theatre. Copies of the video on DVD […]
The museum’s first exhibit, “Antebellum Resort to Civil War Town: Ashland Virginia from 1836 to 1865” takes visitors from Ashland’s beginnings as Slash Cottage railroad resort to its Civil War experience. The exhibit includes a display of the Dawson family and the Civil War […]
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