Ashland, Virginia, Henry Clay

The Founding Of Ashland, Virginia

Photograph of Blakey’s train. (The Ashland Musuem).

The town of Ashland, Virginia, which got its name from Henry Clay’s estate in Kentucky, was incorporated as a town on Febuary 19, 1858. The Richmond, Fredericksburg and Potomac Railroad had a train stop within the town of Ashland.

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