Entries by Anne

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 […]

Chester Inn Museum Open Dec 26-28

By popular demand, the Chester Inn Museum will be open after Christmas on Friday, December 26th and Saturday, December 27th from 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., and on Sunday, December 28th from 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.  The museum will close for the season on the 28th.  Bring your friends and family to visit.  Learn […]

Progressive Dinner: Focus on the Volunteers

Plans Underway for Sold Out Jonesborough Progressive Dinner All  seating times are now sold out including 3 p.m., 4:10 p.m., 5:20 p.m., 6:30 p.m. and 7:40 p.m. The magic of Tennessee’s oldest town comes alive during the annual Progressive Dinner hosted by the Heritage Alliance of Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia. This year’s dinner takes […]

"Things Are Changing" at ETSU November 14

The History Department at East Tennessee State University with support from the Heritage Alliance of Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia, invites alumni, students, and community members to a performance of 2013 graduate Anne G’Fellers-Mason’s play “Things Are Changing’: A One-Act Historical Play about Gender, Race, and Education.” Set in late nineteenth-century Jonesborough, Tennessee, and based […]