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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 1922 – to tell the story of local women and their fight to receive the vote. Highlighting notable women of Jonesborough and Johnson City, as well as their achievements throughout the early 20th century, "Women's Suffrage in Washington County" provides a closer, more focused look at the suffrage movement in Northeast Tennessee.Find out more »
The Heritage Alliance is pleased to host a history-themed team trivia challenge as part of “Giving Tuesday” on December 1, 2020. The event is part of a day-long online program of videos, presentations, tours, and activities intended to raise awareness of and funds for the organization. Teams (of up to six people) can register for this virtual trivia experience up until the evening of the event, which will kick off at 7:00 PM and last approximately one hour. Teams will…Find out more »
Christmastide at the Carter Mansion Friday, December 4 and Saturday, December 5 5:00, 6:00, 7:00 & 8:00 pm Cost: Adults - $8.00; Ages 7 to 17 - $4.00; Ages 6 and under - Free Max: 10 per tour Pre-registration required – www.tnstateparks.com/parks/events/sycamore-shoals Registration Opens November 1st Take a step back in time as historical interpreters guide you through the candle lit rooms of Tennessee’s oldest frame house decorated, as it would have been in 1780, with beautiful greenery for…Find out more »
Main Street Elizabethton is excited to host the annual Elizabethton Christmas Parade in Downtown Elizabethton! Main Street will honor healthcare workers as the Grand Marshals. It takes a village to make a strong community and we are appreciative of those who have worked so hard to make our village safe and healthy during these difficult times. Float participants are encouraged to decorate floats to highlight and support our village on the front lines, such as essential workers, teachers, and medical…Find out more »
Have you ever wanted to experience all the history of the world in one day? The Rocky Mount State Historic Site hosts one of the largest events that pulls history from all eras, spanning from The Knights of the Round Table to current times. Join groups of historic re-enactors for a two-day event as they gather together across our landscape to share their knowledge and educate the public. The weekend is expected to bring privateers, blacksmiths, militiamen, merchants and even…Find out more »