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Heritage Alliance Awarded SHARP Grant from Humanities Tennessee

The Heritage Alliance is honored to be selected as a recent recipient of a Sustaining the Humanities through the American Rescue Plan (SHARP) grant, made possible by the National Endowment for the Humanities. SHARP grants are part of the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, and the stipends support and uplift humanities organizations […]

Useable Past Series of Workshops Returns on Feb 16th

Over 100 million visitors come to Tennessee each year, and the State typically earns over 20 billion dollars in revenue from tourists. The Usable Past Series returns in 2022 to explore the opportunities that exist in our own communities to meet the needs of our tourists, achieve the revenue and interpretive goals at our historic […]

Heritage Alliance Board of Trustees 2022

We are proud to announce our 2022 Board of Trustees.   Fred Counts, President Terry Countermine, Vice President Pat Wolfe, Treasurer Hal Hunter, Secretary Mike Floyd Jack Van Zandt Mark Edmonds Cari Jarman Kati Jenkins Walter Buford Charlene Cleveland Meghan Kieta   We thank our outgoing Board Members Tom Krieger and Dan Eldridge for their […]

Job Posting: Site Manager Chester Inn State Historic Site and Museum

This position has been filled. We are no longer accepting applications.   POSITION DESCRIPTION   SITE MANAGER/ CHESTER INN MUSEUM SCOPE Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the Site Manager is responsible for all aspects of visitor relations and for the inventory of the Chester Inn State Historic Site & Museum collections, including the […]

2022 Historical Photos Calendar Available Now!

The Heritage Alliance has partnered with the Herald & Tribune for their 2022 calendar. We now have copies of the calendar for sale in our office at the Duncan House (212 E Sabin Drive Jonesborough, TN 37659). They are only $1.00 and all proceeds go to our educational programs. Stop on by and say hi […]

Heritage Alliance Receives Tennessee State Library and Archives Grant

In late 2020, The Heritage Alliance received a Tennessee State Library and Archives (TSLA) grant, funding a contract archivist position for Spring 2022. The grant will be used to hire an individual to digitize photographs in our archival collection and make them accessible to the public via an online program where individuals can find, view, […]

Heritage Alliance Office Closes for Holidays

The Heritage Alliance’s office is closed for the Christmas and New Year holidays. We will reopen on Tuesday, January 4th. If you’d like to leave a message for us, please call 423-753-9580.     Santa Claus (aka Tim Herron) visits the Chester Inn State Historic Site and Museum parlor. (Decorations by Marcy Hawley and Heritage […]

Heritage Alliance and State of Franklin Chapter NSDAR Celebrate a Fresh Coat of Paint at the Oak Hill Schoolhouse

Earlier this year, the Heritage Alliance was the recipient of a Historic Preservation Grant from the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR). The grant provided new paint and wood repair for Oak Hill School. Over the course of the summer, local painter Christopher Basar and his team with J. Ross Historic Restoration repainted […]