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Ashland’s Star: Henry Clay

If you love Ashland, you’ll love this. Curator Eric Brooks leads a fascinating video tour of Ashland, focusing on Henry Clay. This was done for C-SPAN in June. 29 more words

Beyond Stairs and Stanchions

Our 1790s historic house museum is fairly typical in not having an elevator to access its upper levels.  For years, guests who opted out of climbing sixteen stairs to reach the second floor were given a printed tour with pictures and descriptions to peruse.  301 more words

Belmont Estate

Ashland's Star: Henry Clay

If you love Ashland, you’ll love this.  Curator Eric Brooks leads a fascinating video tour of Ashland, focusing on Henry Clay.  This was done for C-SPAN in June.   28 more words

Ashland

The Anarchist Guide to Historic House Museums: Evaluation Methodology for Historic House Museums

The Anarchist Guide to Historic House Museums: Evaluation Methodology for Historic House Museums

Franklin Vagnone, Deborah Ryan, and Olivia Cothren

‘‘Don’t you want to preserve old things?’’ 298 more words

Come Along on A Tour of Ashland

YOU ARE HERE -> 1950s-1980s

From 1950 through the 1980s Lorraine Seay welcomed guests to Ashland at her desk in the front hall where registration was required or, in the case of large groups, she would greet them from the front doorstep.  580 more words

Ashland

An Address with a Dress at Van Ness

Happy 2015! Whatever holiday(s) you celebrate, I hope museums were involved.

Now that the holiday season is over, I am going to resume blogging about the museums, parks, historic sites, art galleries, and other points of interest near each Metro station. 688 more words

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Holiday Photos: White House and Ellipse

These photos are from 2008, when Barney and Mrs. Beasley Bush were the First Dogs, and George W. Bush was President. The gingerbread house replica of the White House sadly does not include any dogs out front.

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