The Heritage Alliance has partnered with the Herald & Tribune for their 2022 calendar. We now have copies of the calendar for sale in our office at the Duncan House (212 E Sabin Drive Jonesborough, TN 37659). They are only $1.00 and all proceeds go to our educational programs. Stop on by and say hi […]
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From Joe Spiker, Head Docent Chester Inn Museum: Anne and I always joke that I am like Jack Torrance at the end of the Shining: that I have always been the caretaker at the Chester Inn. If history teaches us anything, however, it teaches us this: nothing is permanent. I began at the Chester Inn […]
In late 2020, The Heritage Alliance received a Tennessee State Library and Archives (TSLA) grant, funding a contract archivist position for Spring 2022. The grant will be used to hire an individual to digitize photographs in our archival collection and make them accessible to the public via an online program where individuals can find, view, […]
The Heritage Alliance’s office is closed for the Christmas and New Year holidays. We will reopen on Tuesday, January 4th. If you’d like to leave a message for us, please call 423-753-9580. Santa Claus (aka Tim Herron) visits the Chester Inn State Historic Site and Museum parlor. (Decorations by Marcy Hawley and Heritage […]
Earlier this year, the Heritage Alliance was the recipient of a Historic Preservation Grant from the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR). The grant provided new paint and wood repair for Oak Hill School. Over the course of the summer, local painter Christopher Basar and his team with J. Ross Historic Restoration repainted […]
The Heritage Alliance is excited to offer a new walking tour on Saturday, December 18th. As a part of Jonesborough’s Christmas Church Stroll, the Alliance will be offering Historic Church Tours at 11:30 am and 1:30 pm. These tours will lead guests down Main Street and will include the history of Jonesborough’s churches, interesting tidbits, […]
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. The Heritage Alliance is ho-ho-hosting its riotously fun trivia night in December with questions to test your knowledge of all things festive and historical! Join us at the Jonesborough Visitors Center on Thursday, December 16th at 7:00 pm for holiday-themed and history-based trivia questions, friendly competition, and a […]
Join us at the Chester Inn Museum this holiday season to add some 19th Century flair to your celebrations! This year we are featuring four special programs at the museum. On Saturday, November 27 we will be hosting a reading of Dr. Seuss’s “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” in our restored parlor room. We […]
212 E Sabine Dr, Jonesborough, TN 37659 Office Phone: (423) 753-9580 General Inquiries: email@example.com Office Hours: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Call for Applications: Project Archivist, Photograph Collection Position Limited Duration Appointment – Project Archivist, Photograph Collection Duration December 2021 to May 2022 Compensation $4,000.00 (Payment will be broken into monthly installments […]
The magic of Tennessee’s oldest town comes alive during the Progressive Dinner hosted by the Heritage Alliance. This year’s dinner takes place on the evening of Saturday, December 4th. Multiple seating times are available at 4:00 pm, 6:00 pm, and 7:40 pm. Now in its 43rd year, the Progressive Dinner is a unique event, […]
212 East Sabin Drive
Jonesborough, TN 37659
In combination with the Chester Inn State Historic Site and the Oak Hill School Heritage Education Program, Heritage Alliance resources, programs, and services provide the state’s most in-depth glimpse into Jonesborough, Tennessee’s first town.