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Ashland Train Station Centennial Celebration  Thursday, September 14 , 5pm and 7pm; September 16, 10am-2pm. Details here on events either day.

Trivia Night – Thursday, September 31, 6pm. Origin Beer Lab, 106 S. Railroad Ave., Ashland.

Historic Woodland Cemetery Tours – Thursday, September 28, and Thursday, October 5, at 6pm. Click here for details and registration.

HistoryTalks for the fall 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 public. Reservations are not needed.
• Thursday, September 14, 7 pm – Dick Beadles – Ashland and Its Railroad History – The First 100 Years.
• Wednesday, October 11, 7 pm – Greg Glassner, contributing author, American Deadine.
• Tuesday, November 7, 7 pm – Sharon Pajka, author, Women Writers Buried in Virginia.

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

Help Bring the Secretariat Monument to Ashland, details here.

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

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 [...]

New Ashland Museum Sign

The Board poses with the Ashland Museum's new sign, now mounted at the front corner of the building. Look for it next time you are passing by 105 Hanover Ave. or visiting the Ashland Museum.

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