BEST WESTERN Hanover House

10296 Sliding Hill Road, Ashland, Virginia, 23005, United States | 2 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Ashland

Stonewall Jackson Special

A travel blog entry by honestman

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... air as he thought people would notice he had one arm longer than the other..... At College he felt conscious of his 'mountain' accent compared to the smooth Virginian educated accent.

He volunteered for the Confederacy and was given a rank, basically to teach, and train, recruits to fight. The recruits he trained became the famous 'Jacksons brigade' and he was adept at topography and developing ways to isolate parts of use enemy to ...

A Walk in the Park

A travel blog entry by honestman

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... I discovered when I got there that it was a prisoner of war camp housing up to 5,000 troops with about 1,000 dying here. By the time richmond was captured the prison was empty and the guards had fled after destroying all the records. This seems to happen quite a lot. The only man tried, and subsequently hanged, for war crimes after the war was the commander of Andersonville, which was particularly horrific...

After a pleasant walk and ...

Breakkie

A travel blog entry by honestman

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For those who are interested up later this morning as I'm having and exploring day in the city..
choice of breakfast includes waffles, biscuits ( scones) sausage, eggs, bacon, fruit, eggy bread, and steamed apples with cinnamon.....
Expecting 72 deg today with no clouds......... Eat your hearts ...

Slavery Trail

A travel blog entry by honestman

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In 1778, Richmond along with all the other states banned the importation of African slaves for use in Virginia. However, this made the port even more important, as they imported African people here to sell into other states like Georgia, Mississippi and Louisiana. Unbelievable really!!!

I did come across two of the oldest buildings in Richmond, one is now ...

Greek and Turkish Pop Music

A travel blog entry by joshua.anoff

Presenters: Graeme Biddle, Marlana Cirillo, and Crystal Ingram.

This presentation was more fun than the others. Graeme, Marlana and Crystal presented a fun subject and made the presentation fun for us. I enjoyed getting to hear some of the pop music of Greece and Turkey, although some of the music that was presented was slightly older than what I would consider as today's pop music, but it was ...

Location

This 2 star hotel, located on 10296 Sliding Hill Road, Ashland, is near Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Three Lakes Nature Center and Aquarium, James River Cellars Winery, and Meadow Farm Museum.
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