Entries by Anne

Nancy’s Story at Telford Ruritan Rescheduled for Sept 10th

In 1820, Elihu Embree published his newspaper The Emancipator on Main Street, Jonesborough. The seven edition paper is the first publication dedicated solely to the cause of abolitionism. Embree passed away in December of 1820. Even though the paper was short-lived, The Emancipator had over 2,000 subscribers and its reach went all the way to […]

Heritage Alliance Wins Awards!

On Thursday, June 9th, the Heritage Alliance received Partner of the Year at the Pinnacle Awards hosted by the Northeast Tennessee Tourism Association. Every year, the Pinnacle Awards recognize the best in regional tourism. We were nominated by the Town of Jonesborough’s Tourism Department. It’s an honor to work so closely with the Town and […]

SOLD OUT: History Trivia Night on July 22nd

This event is now SOLD OUT!   The Heritage Alliance’s riotously fun trivia night is back on Friday, July 22nd at the Olde Towne Pancake House!   Join us at the Olde Towne Pancake House in Jonesborough on Friday, July 22nd at 7:00 pm for general history-based trivia questions, friendly competition, and a ton of […]

Speaker Series Line Up Taste of Tennessee

We have a great Speaker Series set for the Taste of Tennessee Appalachian Foodways festival on Saturday, June 18th. You can purchase listening tickets for $5.00 at https://www.heritageall.org/taste-of-tennessee/ or bring five, non-perishable food items to donate to the JAMA Food Pantry. All speakers will be at the Jonesborough Visitor’s Center at 117 Boone Street.   […]

Summer Supper on Spring Street on July 23rd

The Heritage Alliance is excited to host a Summer Supper on Saturday, July 23rd at 6:00 pm on Spring Street in Jonesborough. The Summer Suppers are an exclusive series and seating is very limited to only 36 people. Tickets for Summer Suppers can be purchased through the Town of Jonesborough’s ticketing website at jonesborough.com/tickets.   […]