The Cannons

There are a couple of cannons that are noteworthy in Ashland. The first one is the one our boys allegedly stole from Hopkinton, and the other sits prominently in front of the Ashland Public Library. The Hopkinton acquisition was a Revolutionary War era cannon, and was taken in retaliation for the Magunco Tub Fire engine dispute between Ashland and Hopkinton […]

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Wilson Room

Every historical society has an interesting story to tell about their beginnings, locations, founding members, and the like. Ashland is certainly no exception. The title of today’s story is the Wilson Room. What does a room’s name have to do with the Ashland Historical Society? At first glance, many would think it was named in honor of a prominent figure […]

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A Look Back

Ashland has no shortage of notable people, past and present. What would the electric clock look like if not for Henry Warren? Would diabetes research and treatment be where it is today without the help of Dr. Priscilla White? For today‚Äôs luminaries, all one has to do is look at the Wall of Fame at Ashland High School. There are […]

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Judge Higley

Ashland has no shortage of notable people, past and present. What would the electric clock look like if not for Henry Warren? Would diabetes research and treatment be where it is today without the help of Dr. Priscilla White? For today’s luminaries, all one has to do is look at the Wall of Fame at Ashland High School. There are […]

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