Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events involving the Ashland Museum.

Sep 18 2018

Richmond Slave Trail Tour – Fall 2018

Kelly Merrill, Ph.D., Ashland Museum board member, faculty member at Randolph-Macon College and University of Richmond, and fellow with Initiatives of Change, will lead two tours of the Richmond Slave Trail. Join us on Saturday, October 6, or Thursday, October 11. We will meet at the Ashland Museum at 8:45 am and depart by van to Richmond at 9:00 am. The tour will make several stops in Richmond and does require some walking. We will [...]

Sep 12 2017

Woodland Cemetery Flashlight Tour – Fall 2018

Join us for a walking tour of Ashland's historic Woodland Cemetery. This tour will include an expanded history about the Randolph-Macon College faculty and staff buried at Woodland. Ginger Young, Ph.D., retired McGraw-Page Library director, and Susan Tucker, cemetery administrator, will be our guides for the evening. Woodland was founded in 1862 as a burial site for soldiers. The location of over 200 soldiers has been located using ground penetrating radar. Markers have been installed [...]