Thanks for your interest, but the Cemetery Tours are full. We will do this again in the fall. Watch our website and facebook for dates.

Join us for our spring walking tour of Ashland’s historic Woodland Cemetery. Woodland Cemetery was founded in 1862 as a burial site for soldiers.

Thursday, June 3, 6pm or Thursday, June 10, 6pm – Learn the stories about some of Ashland’s interesting residents:

  • Ashland’s founding fathers,
  • Randolph-Macon College founders and presidents,
  • Secretariat’s owner,
  • An Ashlander connected to the aftermath of abolitionist John Brown’s execution,
  • Ashland’s connection to yellow fever research.

Cost: Free for members, $15 for non-members. Advance registration is required.


Please join us on our Woodland Cemetery tour. Registration is now open for:

Thursday, June 3, 6:00 pm or Thursday, June 10, 6:00 pm


Register online – use our tour registration form and pay for your tickets via PayPal.

Dress for the weather and wear sturdy walking shoes since we’ll be walking on uneven ground and paths. Tour should last 60-90 minutes. There are no places sit down along the way.

Woodland Cemetery is at 11310 Hanover Ave., Ashland, VA 23005. Google Map. Park along the side roads inside the cemetery. We’ll meet by the flag poles that are midway on the main cemetery road.