Entries by Anne

Girl Scout Day at Oak Hill School

The historic Oak Hill Schoolhouse is ready to welcome Girl  Scouts on Saturday, August 14th for a unique experience. Built in 1886 by the Knob Creek Community, Oak Hill School housed 1st – 8th grade students until 1952.  It was relocated to Jonesborough and preserved, and today it continues to welcome students as a part […]

History Happy Hour on July 15th

History Happy Hour is IN-PERSON at the Jonesborough Visitors Center on Thursday, July 15th at 6:30 pm! Join speaker Jacey Augustus from the Cedar Grove Foundation. Ms. Augustus has been active in preserving the history of the Cedar Grove community, Elizabethton’s African American baseball team the Blue-Grays, and more! This presentation will tie-in to a […]

Heat Up Your Summer with Heritage Alliance Trivia Night

The Heritage Alliance’s riotously fun trivia night returns this summer with two in-person dates!   Join us at the Eureka Inn in Jonesborough on Thursday, June 24th and Friday, August 27th at 7:00 pm for general history-based trivia questions, friendly competition, and a ton of fun! The Eureka Inn will host both events in their […]

Heritage Alliance to Host Summer Suppers on Historic Lawns from May-September

The Heritage Alliance is excited to kick-off a new dining experience in Jonesborough with its Summer Supper series. The suppers will take place from May-September on five different historic lawns. Summer Suppers is an exclusive series and seating is very limited. Tickets for Summer Suppers can be purchased through the Town of Jonesborough’s ticketing website […]

History Happy Hour to Hold Hybrid In-Person and Online Program on April 15

History Happy Hour will be back in-person on Thursday, April 15th with Dr. Robert Turpin from Lees-McRae College and his research, “Black Cyclists in the United States, 1880-1910.” Dr. Turpin’s presentation will share the history and accomplishments of Black cyclists during this era and will go beyond Marshall “Major” Taylor who was a well-known cyclist […]

Useable Past: Achieving Inclusive Regional Development

Useable Past: Achieving Inclusive Regional Development Free Online Workshop on April 29 Register Here: https://bit.ly/3sqxrOp Over 100 million visitors come to Tennessee, in a non-pandemic year, and the State typically earns over 20 billion dollars in revenue from tourists. It’s important that visitors, whether they are families, couples, or individuals seeking adventure, feel safe and […]