Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events involving the Ashland Museum.

Jun 7 2016

Upcoming Events – Book Talks at the Ashland Library

The Ashland Museum and the Ashland Branch of the Pamunkey Library are pleased to  present talks by authors of books of interest to Museum Members, local residents and history buffs. These events are open to all and free. The Ashland Library is at 201 S. Railroad Ave., Ashland, VA 23005. Thurs., Sept. 15, 7:00 pm at the Ashland Library – Jim Upton will discuss his new book, Leaving Neither Wife, Child nor Father, the first [...]

Jan 27 2016

Woodland Cemetery Tours – Fall 2016

Join us for a walking tour of Ashland's historic Woodland Cemetery. Woodland was founded in 1862 as a burial site for Confederate dead. "What's new at Woodland?" -- Come on the tour and see first-hand what we have discovered using ground penetrating radar.  The location of over 200 soldiers including one Union and one slave were located last summer. Markers have been installed and the area enclosed. Find out about others resting in Woodland: Ashland's [...]

Jan 9 2016

Camp Ashland 2016 – Aug. 1-5

Ashland Museum and Hanover Arts and Activities Center present Camp Ashland 2016, a history camp for all rising 2nd – 5th grader history buffs. Curious kid campers will explore how people lived in the 19th and early 20th Century in Ashland. What did children wear and what foods did they enjoy in the 1800s and early 1900s? What did they do for entertainment without TVs, Movies, and X-Box? How did they communicate without cell phones [...]