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Upcoming Events involving the Ashland Museum

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

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 and ‘60s, as told by six presenters who experienced it.

Featuring moderation by Anthony Keitt, video by Tom Wulf, panelists Harold Henry, Conde Hopkins, Shearer Luck, Ned Stiles, Mary Randolph Waddy and C.T. Woody, closing remarks by Jody Allen and a Community Gospel Choir performance lead by Bubba Johnson.

Sun., Feb. 22, 2015
4:00 – 5:30 pm
at Hanover Arts & Activities Center
500 S. Center St.
Ashland, VA 23005

Last year’s event, which focused on education, played to a standing room only audience. The program is free and is sponsored by the Ashland Museum, Hanover County Black Heritage Society, Ashland Main Street Association and the Center.

Call (804) 798-2728 for more information.  Sponsored by Ashland Museum, Ashland Main Street Association, Hanover Black Heritage Society and The Center.

Camp Ashland – History Camp

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Hanover Arts and Activities Center




August 3 – 7, 2015     9 a.m.-12 p.m.

 Calling all rising 2nd-5th grade history buffs

  • Messages sent to one another on a clothesline? Really? How do you do that?
  • What games did children play before there was television or a game system?
  • Ever wonder how clothes were washed in the 1800’s without a washing machine? How long did it take?

Explore these and other areas of everyday life as a kid in the 1800’s

Come join us ‘back in time’…  National Park Rangers Leslie MacClammy and Ajena Rogers will be there with their time machines!

Camp Ashland will be held at:
Hanover Art and Activities Center
500 South Center Street
Ashland VA 23005

Cost: $90 Museum Members   $100 Non-Members

Save time: Register & pay online via PayPal. Or, fill out the Registration Form, print it, and send in your payment check to: Ashland Museum, PO Box 633, Ashland, VA 23005. Please write Camp Ashland on the check.

Questions? Contact us or call 804-368-7314.

Register early – space is limited.