New Displays Focus on Ashland’s Industrial Past
On September 7, the Highlands Museum and Discovery Center on Winchester Avenue in downtown Ashland opened their latest exhibit, “Building Ashland: An Industrial History.
The newest displays gives a spotlight to the C & O Railroad, Armco Steel, Ashland Oil, and other key components in the development of northeast Kentucky’s industrial giant.
Part of your visit to see this gallery of history is an opportunity to get familiar with Brady Industries, the area’s newest 1.3 Million aluminum mill.
In another annual event, the Highlands Museum is now selling tickets for Walking With The Past.
This fall tradition is to be held Saturday, Ocotber 21. It features tours and information about the Ashland Cemetery. Participants can pick up a surprising amount of history and interesting facts during the event
Tickets are on sale at $12.00 each and are available either at the Highlands Museum or the Ashland Cemetery office,
Proceeds go to the continued maintenance and new innovations at the museum and to restore historical gravestones at the Ashland Cemetery.
To find out more about these and other activities at the Highlands Museum and Discovery Center, phone 606-329-8888.