The Heritage Alliance of Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia is collecting written proposals from qualified individuals and firms to provide a feasibility study for the building known as the “Historic Ashe Street Courthouse,” located at Ashe Street in Johnson City, TN. The official RFP with all of the pertinent information can be accessed by clicking […]
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This year has been a year of growth and change for the Heritage Alliance. It has been a year of struggle, but also one of triumph. Even when we were closed to the public, the Heritage Alliance kept working to preserve local history and share it with the world. We’ve created digital exhibits, filmed and […]
The fourth season of History Happy Hour is wrapping up with an online presentation on Thursday, November 19th, at 6:30 pm! Join us as we welcome a speaker from the Langston Centre in Johnson City, Tennessee, as they share stories about the building and Langston High School. The Langston Centre was built in […]
The Heritage Alliance is pleased to present its latest exhibit, “Women’s Suffrage in Washington County,” now on display in the Jonesborough/Washington County History Museum in Jonesborough, TN. In honor and celebration of the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage, this exhibit uses new resources – like the Washington County voter registration books from 1919 to […]
This has certainly been a year for the history books, and we’re not done yet. This year was also one for major anniversaries, including the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, the 50th anniversary of Jonesborough’s Historic Zoning, and the 30th anniversary of the Jonesborough Genealogical Society. We still celebrated these anniversaries, in one way […]
When you are an organization that manages an archival collection, you never know what unexpected donations might come your way; strange Victorian mourning artifacts, any manner of items “used by Andy Jackson,” and maybe even a house! That is exactly what happened at the Heritage Alliance this summer when a deconstructed, disassembled home that had […]
This is the time when we’re usually gearing up for the Progressive Dinner in December. Unfortunately, we have decided to cancel this year’s event. It was not an easy decision to make, but we know it is the best and safest decision. The Progressive Dinner is not gone for good, just on break for a […]
The popular annual play A Spot on the Hill, written by Heritage Alliance director Anne G’Fellers-Mason, usually performs before sold-out crowds at the historic cemetery in Jonesborough, and features stories about the people buried there. This year, due to COVID-19, the cast was unable to perform as usual. However, the Heritage Alliance is partnering with […]
History Happy Hour is back online in October, with a new date! This month’s presentation is now going to be on Thursday, October 22nd, at 6:30 pm. Join speaker Kelsey Solomon for her presentation “Appalachian Writer Mildred Haun.” Mildred Haun was an Appalachian writer and editor whose work included The Hawk’s Done Gone, a […]
Chester Inn Museum docent Joe Spiker was joined by Dr. Alex Navarro, assistant director of the University of Michigan’s Center for the History of Medicine and editor-in-chief of the Influenza Encyclopedia, for a conversation about the 1918 influenza pandemic. They discussed how the Influenza Encyclopedia project came about, measures taken during the 1918 pandemic, and […]
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In combination with the Chester Inn State Historic Site and the Oak Hill School Heritage Education Program, Heritage Alliance resources, programs, and services provide the state’s most in-depth glimpse into Jonesborough, Tennessee’s first town.