The Squares of Ashland

Ever drive though cities and towns and wonder about the people that the squares were named after? Ashland has three squares honoring citizens who made a major contribution to our town. They are located in a close proximity to each other, and are used for memorial services and local events. The first one, Gordon A. Green Square, is located at […]

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St. Cecilia’s

A lot has been written about St. Cecilia’s church and the many parishioners and clergy over the years. Equally of course, can be said of all the religious organizations in town, but today I would like to visit Esty Street. At a time when there wasn’t instant access to news or entertainment, Ashland residents relied upon community gatherings to visit, […]

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Tin Peddlers

When you hear the word “peddler” what comes to mind? Looking at it from today’s perspective it would probably be someone who sells beverages or hotdogs at a ballgame, or possibly a dealer surrounded by empty boxes displaying his or her wares at a flea market. But over the centuries there were many other varieties of peddlers. One of the […]

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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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