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Do You Know Tennessee's Oldest Town Quiz!

How well do you know Tennessee”s Oldest Town?  Take our little quiz and find out.  All the answers are best online casino available on a Town Tour and in the Chester Inn Museum! http://www.playbuzz.com/heritageallianceofnortheasttennesseeandsouthwestvi/do-you-know-tennessees-oldest-town

Historic Downtown Walking Tours On Summer Hours

The Historic Downtown Walking Tours are now back on their summer hours.  Tours are held every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday at 1:00 pm in downtown Jonesborough.  Tickets are $5.00 per person and are available for purchase at the International Storytelling Center.  Tours last about online casino an hour.  Join us and learn about the […]

Traditional Rug Hooking Classes Returning to Chester Inn

Traditional Rug Hooking with Joani Range-Douglas at the historic Chester Inn this summer. Date: June 6, 2015 Time: 10:00 am – 2:30 pm American Flag Pillow project – Make a small American Flag pillow while learning the art of Traditional Rug Hooking.  The class includes all supplies and tools required to finish the project. The […]

Chester Inn Museum Seeking Volunteers

The Heritage Alliance is in need of volunteers to help out at the Chester Inn Museum this coming summer. We’ve added a new day to the 2015 season, and the museum is now open on Mondays. We’re looking for volunteers to help out with two-three hour shifts on Sundays and/or Mondays starting in May.   Volunteers […]

Winter 2015 Newsletter

The Winter 2015 edition of The Link is now available for viewing.  Check it out to learn more about the latest A Military Life display, the historic trench mortar in the Jonesborough/Washington County History Museum, preservation progress in the College Hill casino online African-American cemetery, and a new photo project for the old Jackson Theatre.  […]

New Veterans Display and Upcoming Programming

The latest edition of “A Military Life”, a rotating exhibit honoring Washington County Veterans, is now on display in the Jonesborough/Washington County History Museum. The newest installment features radio equipment used by First Sergeant (Retired) Douglas Bonnot during his time with the 265th Radio Research Company (RRC) in Vietnam. Mr. Bonnot will be demonstrating the […]

Chester Inn Museum Hours Change

The Chester Inn Museum will open for the 2015 season on Friday, February 27th.  This year will bring new exhibits, a new lodging room on the third floor, and first and foremost, new hours! Feb 27 – April 30 – Open Monday, Friday, and Saturday from 11:00-6:00 and Sunday from 1:00-5:00 May 1 – Oct […]

Town Tours Return March 2nd!

Historic Jonesborough, Main Street walking tours are back this Spring!  Tours will depart every Monday and Saturday at 1:00 from the International Storytelling Center beginning Monday, March 2nd.  Guides will talk about the history of Jonesborough and the people who lived and worked in the buildings that continue to line Main Street.  Tours are $5.00 […]

Holiday Office Hours

The offices of the Heritage Alliance will be closed starting Monday, December 22nd.  We will reopen on Monday, January 5th at 9:00 a.m.  Town Tours will casino still take place on 12/22, 12/26, 12/27, and 12/29 at 11:00 p.m., depart from the International Storytelling Center.  The Chester Inn museum will also be open the next […]

Jonesborough Town Tour Schedule through Dec 31st

Town Tour schedule for the rest of 2014, all tours depart from the International Storytelling Center. After December 29th, Town Tours will be available by request. We’ll start back up with a regular schedule in Spring 2015. All dates below are subject to change in cases of inclement weather. 12/13 – 11:00 12/15 – 11:00 […]