Entries by Anne

Now Hiring Research Worker for Black History Tour of Johnson City, TN

New Special Project: Black History Walking Tour of Downtown Johnson City Now accepting applicants! The Langston Centre and LEAD are partnering with the Johnson City Convention & Visitors Bureau and The Heritage Alliance to develop a Black History Walking Tour of Downtown Johnson City. We are seeking an independent researcher to help conduct original scholarship […]

Picnicking with History on May 13th at Knob Creek Historical Museum

Get close with local history on Saturday, May 13th as the Heritage Alliance hosts its second annual “Picnicking with History” at the Knob Creek Historical Museum in Johnson City. Last year the picnic took us to Telford. This year, we’re visiting one of Johnson City’s oldest communities. This event will include a tour of the […]

Evening at the Museum on April 13th in Jonesborough

On Thursday, April 13th, guests will have a chance to stay late at the Jonesborough & Washington County History Museum located inside the Jonesborough Visitor’s Center. The Heritage Alliance will be hosting a special reception from 6:00 – 7:30 pm for their current exhibits, including: “Eight Myths About Appalachia,” “Fifty Years of the National Storytelling […]

New Exhibit at Chuckey Depot Museum

Ever heard of Elijah McCoy or Mary Colter? We guarantee you’ve benefited from their inventions and ideas. The Chuckey Depot Museum in Jonesborough will host a reception for its newest exhibit “Our Work, Our Stories: African Americans, Women, and the Railroad” on Saturday, March 11th from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm. The exhibit features information […]

Chester Inn Museum Open House on March 9th

Have you ever visited the oldest commercial building in Tennessee’s Oldest Town. If not, the Chester Inn State Historic Site and Museum is hosting an Open House on Thursday, March 9th from 6:00 pm until 7:30 pm. Come by and check out the historic site after hours and view our new exhibits. If you have […]

Heritage Alliance Board Meeting

The next scheduled meeting of the Heritage Alliance Board of Trustees will take place on Monday, February 20th at 5:30 pm at the Jonesborough Visitor’s Center. The meeting is open to the public. Agenda available upon request.

Useable Past – Safe Travels: Inclusive Tourism in Appalachia

Register here: https://bit.ly/3iOl6Ut Over 100 million visitors come to Tennessee each year, and the State typically earns over 20 billion dollars in revenue from tourists. The Usable Past Series continues to explore the opportunities that exist in our own communities to meet the needs of our tourists, achieve the revenue and interpretive goals at our […]