1885 – U.S. Vice President Visits Ashland

On this date the untimely death of cut short Vice President Thomas Hendricks visit to Ashland. The Vice President arrived in Ashland via the steamship in 1885. While Vice President Hendricks was in Ashland, he and his wife enjoyed trout caught in the Brule River and Fish Creek. [Source: by Tony Woiak, p.11]