Join us for a Walking Tour of Ashland!
Our Walking Tour takes visitors on a stroll through the center of town to explore a portion of Ashland’s Historic District. You’ll view many lovely homes and historic buildings built from the 1850’s to the early 1900’s, along both sides of the railroad tracks. Your tour guide will relate the history and unique stories that makes these homes and the town of Ashland special.
Details: Tour starts and ends at the Ashland Museum (105 Hanover Ave., Ashland, VA) where participants are welcome to view interesting exhibits on Ashland’s history. Total distance of the tour is approximately 1 mile and takes about 90 minutes to complete. Please note: handicapped accessibility is limited in some portions of the tour. Call or contact us for details. Parking: Free parking along the streets by the Ashland Museum or in the municipal lot located just a few feet west of the Museum.
Cost: $15 each, $10 for Museum members. Registration and payment in advance is encouraged. Tour is limited to 18 participants. Walk-ins welcome if tour is not full.
Tour begins and ends at the Ashland Museum, 105 Hanover Ave, Ashland, VA.
Tour takes about 90 minutes.
Registration is now open for a tour on:
Saturday, April 18, 1:00 pm
This will be a special tour of the neighborhood around the Chenery House, where Christopher T. Chenery, owner of Riva Ridge and Secretariat, grew up. Read more about Mr. Chenery and his family. For more Chenery history, take the Woodland Cemetery Tour on Sat., April 25 at 4:30pm.
Or, send in a check with a note stating the tour date you want, # of participants, and your name, address, telephone number and/or email address to: Ashland Museum, P.O. Box 633, Ashland, VA 23005.