Untold Stories

Come hear friends and neighbors tell their own stories about the history of Ashland and Hanover.

Sunday, February 11, 2018 at 4:00 at Patrick Henry High School, Untold Stories: Growing Up in Ashland & Hanover—Black and White Experiences  will include oral history that is real and personal.  Untold Stories  is free and open to the public.

This year’s story tellers include  Norman Bowles, Loretta Ellis, Lyn Hodnett, Janipher Robinson, Harold Stills, and Charles Waldrop.

Dr. Jamelle Wilson will moderate the program, and  Rev. Terry Sharpe will make the closing remarks.

Video highlights from previous programs will be provided by Tom Wulf.

Krystal Brooks, Minister of Music at Shiloh Baptist Church,  will lead a Community Gospel Choir to close the program.

Patrick Henry High School’s  award-winning JROTC unit will present the colors, and other students and staff will help with sound, lights, staging, and ushering. If you have questions, call 804 368 7314.

The event is sponsored jointly by Ashland Main Street Association, Hanover County Black Heritage Society, Hanover Arts & Activities Center, and the Ashland Museum. It is held annually, since the inaugural event in 2014.