Entries by Anne

Traditional Rug Hooking Added to Oak Hill Needle Arts School

Two sessions on traditional rug hooking have been added to the fall course offerings for the Oak Hill Needle Arts School.  These sessions will be offered on November 9th and November 16th from 11:oo a.m. – 2:00 p.m.  The classes will take place in the upstairs parlor of the Chester Inn in Jonesborough.  At the […]

A Little Bit "O" Cherokee: Finding that Elusive Native American Ancestor

This program is presented by the Watauga Association of Genealogists.   For more information, please visit their website at http://www.wagsnetn.org/?p=1383. “Registration is now available for our upcoming workshop on Saturday, September 21, 2013.  Visit our website for more information or print out the Registration Form and Flyer by clicking Printable Workshop Flyer. Seating is casino limited to […]

Oak Hill Needle Arts School Fall Classes

Oak Hill Needle Arts School will be preserving and passing on traditional needle arts, while presenting them in contemporary applications. Fall class offerings will include knitting, crocheting, and holiday ornament construction. Classes will be small in size (3-6 students per class), and meet for limited sessions, providing instruction from the most basic to more advanced […]

Washington County Courthouse Centennial

Come celebrate 100 years of the Washington County Courthouse on Saturday, August 10 and Sunday, August 11.  Washington County is the oldest county in Tennessee, and the Courthouse has always played a pivotal role.  The current Courthouse was built in 1912 and opened in 1913 to great fanfare.  Washington County plans to honor this legacy […]

Lecture Series on Abraham Lincoln at the Reece Museum

The Reece Museum is offering a free public lecture series in conjunction with the temporary exhibit Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War. The lecture series begins on June 14 at 6:00pm with Dr. Stephen W. Berry”s presentation, “Words Fitly Spoken.”  Dr. Berry is an Associate Professor of History at the University of Georgia.  His […]

Oak Hill Needle Arts School

While we often think of Heritage Preservation in terms of architecture, there is also a need to preserve and promote the more ephemeral aspects of our heritage, including traditional crafts and arts. Especially those areas often seen as “women’s work” have tended to be set aside and devalued by our society.  Preservation of our whole […]