"Truck Stop on I-95" Ashland by grandmaR
Ashland Travel Guide: 65 reviews and 110 photos
The Town of Ashland's website starts out by saying: Affectionately known as the “Center of the Universe” by residents for its central location within the state, Ashland is located in the heart of Hanover County.
Developed by the railroad as a mineral springs resort, the origin of the town dates back to the late 1840s. Officially incorporated on February 19, 1858, the town was named “Ashland” after native son Henry Clay’s estate in Kentucky.
When I was applying to colleges, my mother (who wanted me to get 'poise and culture') insisted that I apply to a couple of women's colleges. One of them was Randolph Macon Woman's College in Lynchburg. That college (still in Lynchburg) is now Randolph College and is co-ed.
The reason that Randolph Macon in Lynchburg had to put "Woman's" in the name is because Ashland had a men's college called Randolph Macon. The Ashland college became co-ed in 1971.
under construciton We used to have a Perkins near us, but not anymore. This Perkins is attach to a motel and the... more travel advice
In addition to the Waffle House® Restaurant where we ate for the first time on the latest trip, there are many fast food... more travel advice
grandmaR's Related Pages
Ashland Travel Guide
Member Travel Pages
- "The centre of the universe"
- "ASHLAND, VA"
- "ashland vrginia"
- "Ashland Travel Guide"
- "Old Railroad Town"
- "Truck Stop on I-95"
- "Historic Ashland"
- See All...
- Things to Do in Ashland
- Hotels in Ashland
- Transportation in Ashland
- Nightlife in Ashland
- Restaurants in Ashland
- Shopping in Ashland
- Warnings and Dangers in Ashland
- See All...
Badges & Stats in Ashland
- 5 Reviews
- 17 Photos
- 0 Forum posts
- 3 Comments
- See All Stats
- See All Badges (179)
Have you been to Ashland?Share Your Travels
Latest Activity in Ashland
Photos in AshlandSee All Photos (17)
Top 10 Pages
- Top 5 Page for this destination United States of America Intro, 166 reviews, 724 photos, 3 travelogues
- Top 5 Page for this destination Key West Intro, 154 reviews, 560 photos, 10 travelogues
- Top 5 Page for this destination New Orleans Intro, 177 reviews, 401 photos, 5 travelogues
- Top 5 Page for this destination Baltimore Intro, 74 reviews, 316 photos, 9 travelogues
- London Intro, 77 reviews, 301 photos, 6 travelogues
- Venice Intro, 59 reviews, 297 photos, 5 travelogues
- Top 5 Page for this destination Marathon Intro, 93 reviews, 240 photos, 6 travelogues
- Top 5 Page for this destination Bermuda Intro, 50 reviews, 280 photos, 8 travelogues
- Top 5 Page for this destination Miami Intro, 56 reviews, 253 photos, 7 travelogues
- Leonardtown Intro, 46 reviews, 254 photos, 8 travelogues
FriendsSee All Friends (50)
Latest Ashland hotel reviews
- Ashland Microtel Inn And Suit
- 101 Reviews & Opinions
Latest: May 16, 2013
- SUPER 8 MOTEL - ASHLAND/RICHMOND AREA
- 30 Reviews & Opinions
Latest: May 18, 2013
- Henry Clay Inn
- 25 Reviews & Opinions
Latest: Feb 8, 2013
- Hampton Inn Richmond - Ashland
- 70 Reviews & Opinions
Latest: May 8, 2013
- Super 8 Ashland Richmond Area
- 44 Reviews & Opinions
Latest: May 19, 2013
- Sleep Inn , Inn & Suites
- 104 Reviews & Opinions
Latest: May 11, 2013