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Untold Stories – Sunday, February 25, 4 pm, Patrick Henry High School, 12449 W. Patrick Henry Rd., Ashland. Free. No reservations needed. For details

HistoryTalks for early winter 2024 have been scheduled. They will be held in the SunTrust Theater in Brock Common, 304 Henry St. on the Randolph-Macon College campus at 7 pm. Each is free and open to the public. Reservations are not needed.
• Wednesday, February 21, 2024, 7pm – Bruce Miller and Phil Whiteway, History of the Barksdale Theatre
Thursday, March 14, 2024, 7pm – Woody Tucker, Ashland during the Civil War

Trivia Night Thursday, March 21, 6pm, Origin Beer Lab’s Beer Garden, 106 S. Railroad Ave., Ashland. Free. If the weather is iffy, please check here for an alternate location. No reservations needed.

For details about the Ashland Museum’s new House Plaque Program, click here.

Help Bring the Secretariat Monument to Ashland, details here.
Secretariat Dedication will be Saturday, March 30, details to come.

Please download our free app, AshlandVirginia, and take it along when you’re out for walk.

Volunteers: Click here to link directly to Volunteer Calendar. Thank you for your time.

The Ashland Museum tells the story
of Ashland, Virginia through words,
images, voices, and objects.


Now you can explore Ashland and its rich history right from your mobile device! Currently we offer 5 walking tours complete with historical photographs, audio, and historic and architectural info for some of Ashland’s residential and commercial treasures. Explore our Historic Downtown, the grand homes of South Center Street, the Race Course Addition neighborhood, the homes around Randolph-Macon College, and the unique neighborhood known as Berkleytown.

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Ashland Museum Inside Out is funded in part
by a grant from CultureWorks championed by Altria,
a grant from CSX, and by donations
to the Ashland Museum Development Fund.

News & Notes

2023 Holiday Guided Walking Tour & Reception

The Ashland Museum will lead a tour along the 1000 block South Center Street on Sunday, December 3. Walk along the first area the RF&P developed after establishing the resort property in the 1850s. Learn about some of the original homeowners and the architectural styles along the tracks. At the [...]

House Plaque Program

  The Ashland Museum House Plaque Program   The Ashland Museum announces a program to recognize the significance of the houses in our area. The plaques bring interest in our neighborhoods and highlight the vitality of our larger community. Whether your house was constructed in 1858 or is under construction [...]

Help Bring the Secretariat Monument to Ashland

Help Bring the Secretariat Monument to Ashland Your donation to the Secretariat Monument will help make this happen.   Secretariat's breeder, Christopher Chenery, was raised in Ashland and attended Randolph-Macon College. Ashland would like to honor Triple-Crown Winner Secretariat by bringing this monument to Town. The monument will be at the [...]

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