The Heritage Alliance’s riotously fun trivia night is back on Friday, June 24th at a new location! Join us at the Olde Towne Pancake House in Jonesborough on Friday, June 24th at 7:00 pm for general history-based trivia questions, friendly competition, and a ton of fun! The restaurant will open at 6:00 pm that […]
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History Happy Hour is exited to welcome back master woodworker Curtis Buchanan on Thursday, June 16th at 6:30 pm! The Heritage Alliance hosted Curtis in 2018 with a record breaking History Happy Hour attendance. The master woodworker will be back this June to demonstrate traditional, wooden spoon making. This program will take place outside […]
Strap on those aprons and heat up those ovens, folks, because it’s time to get baking! The Taste of Tennessee, the region’s premiere Appalachian food festival, is coming to downtown Jonesborough this summer. On Saturday, June 18th, the Heritage Alliance will host the first-ever in-person version of the festival from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM, […]
Heritage Alliance AmeriCorps Position Desired Position: 8 month contract, part time, 900 hours Start Date: Immediately Location: Jonesborough, TN Curator/Archivist AmeriCorps Position The Heritage Alliance is in search of an AmeriCorps participant to assist us with our archives and exhibits in the Jonesborough/Washington County History Museum. We preserve and study a vast array of […]
History Happy Hour is exited to host William Isom with Black in Appalachia on Thursday, May 19th at 6:30 pm! The Heritage Alliance has partnered with Black in Appalachia in the past, but we’ve never had them present at History Happy Hour. William Isom will talk about “Enslavement to National Emancipation: Black Data from […]
Due to a health emergency, the performances of Nancy scheduled for this Saturday, June 25th at the Telford Ruritan Club have been canceled. We are sorry to share this news, and we apologize for the inconvenience this causes. Guests who bought tickets will be issued full refunds. Our plan is to reschedule this show for […]
The Heritage Alliance’s riotously fun trivia night returns this summer with three in-person dates! Join us at the Eureka Inn in Jonesborough on Friday, May 27th at 7:00 pm for general history-based trivia questions, friendly competition, and a ton of fun! We will be outside in the courtyard for this event. Go ahead and […]
The Heritage Alliance is excited to offer two homeschool days at the historic Oak Hill School on May 16th and May 23rd. The award winning Oak Hill School Heritage Education program is the only experiential learning program of its type in this region, and homeschool students are encouraged to come and experience history with the […]
I grew up in a small mountain town at the foot of Blue Ridge. Tryon has no real claim to fame, other than being the birthplace of Nina Simone. The ancient movie theater and lone grocery store offered little in the way of entertainment. I spent most of my childhood tramping through the woods chasing […]
The haunted and historic Chester Inn State Historic Site will be opened to the public for two nights of paranormal investigations on May 7th and 14th. The S.R.S Paranormal team will guide the hunt as they use their investigative equipment and teach the public the methods of their profession. The night will begin at 6pm […]
212 East Sabin Drive
Jonesborough, TN 37659
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.