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October 2021

Greeneville: Dickson-Williams History Tour

October 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until December 31, 2021

Downtown Greeneville, 108 N. Irish St.
Greeneville, TN 37743 United States
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$5 – $10

Discover the treasures of the mansion: decorative arts, antiques and a whole lot of history. Main Street Greeneville Tours 90 minute tour of the Dickson- Williams Mansion is conducted by trained professional interpreters. Walk across the threshold of the mansion and step into the storied past filled with exquisite antique furnishings, immortal American heroes, and an intriguing history. Step into the bedroom where, in September 1864, the dashing “Thunderbolt of the Confederacy”, General John Hunt Morgan, spent his last night.…

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Greeneville: Dickson-Williams History Tour

October 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until December 31, 2021

Downtown Greeneville, 108 N. Irish St.
Greeneville, TN 37743 United States
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$5 – $10

Discover the treasures of the mansion: decorative arts, antiques and a whole lot of history. Main Street Greeneville Tours 90 minute tour of the Dickson- Williams Mansion is conducted by trained professional interpreters. Walk across the threshold of the mansion and step into the storied past filled with exquisite antique furnishings, immortal American heroes, and an intriguing history. Step into the bedroom where, in September 1864, the dashing “Thunderbolt of the Confederacy”, General John Hunt Morgan, spent his last night.…

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Jonesborough: True and Chilling Tales Tour

October 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on October 20, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 27, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 28, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 31, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 1, 2021 at 7:00 pm

Downtown Jonesborough, 116 W Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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Come and learn some truly chilling history in Jonesborough this October. Have you ever wondered what happened to horse thieves in the late 1700s, or wanted to know why Andrew Jackson fought a duel in Jonesborough? What about a body discovered in a rain barrel in town? What’s the story behind that? Hear these very true tales and more during this unique tour that’s perfect for an October evening. The True and Chilling Tales Tour will take place at 7:00…

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True and Chilling Tales Tours in Jonesborough

October 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on October 20, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 27, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 28, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 31, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 1, 2021 at 7:00 pm

Chester Inn State Historic Site and Museum, 100 W. Main St.
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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$10

The True and Chilling Tales Tour, a history town tour of eerie Jonesborough tales, will take place on October 18, 20, 27, 28, 31, and November 1 at 7 p.m. through downtown Jonesborough. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased through the Town of Jonesborough’s ticketing system at jonesborough.com/tickets. The tour will last an hour. Groups are limited to 16 people, so guests are encouraged to buy tickets in advance. The tours will depart from the Chester Inn State Historic…

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Greeneville: Dickson-Williams History Tour

October 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until December 31, 2021

Downtown Greeneville, 108 N. Irish St.
Greeneville, TN 37743 United States
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$5 – $10

Discover the treasures of the mansion: decorative arts, antiques and a whole lot of history. Main Street Greeneville Tours 90 minute tour of the Dickson- Williams Mansion is conducted by trained professional interpreters. Walk across the threshold of the mansion and step into the storied past filled with exquisite antique furnishings, immortal American heroes, and an intriguing history. Step into the bedroom where, in September 1864, the dashing “Thunderbolt of the Confederacy”, General John Hunt Morgan, spent his last night.…

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History Happy Hour

October 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
International Storytelling Center, 116 W. Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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Free

What better time of year to explore the history of death and mourning than October? Join us as we welcome Roberta Pipitone for her presentation, “19th Century American Mourning Rules, Customs, and Symbolism.” Ms. Pipitone was a theatre teacher for 30 years, but she has been a collector and researcher of all things mourning for forty years. She also plans to bring items to accompany her presentation, including jewelry, post-mortem photos, and mourning pieces displayed in American Victorian homes. This…

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Greeneville: Dickson-Williams History Tour

October 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until December 31, 2021

Downtown Greeneville, 108 N. Irish St.
Greeneville, TN 37743 United States
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$5 – $10

Discover the treasures of the mansion: decorative arts, antiques and a whole lot of history. Main Street Greeneville Tours 90 minute tour of the Dickson- Williams Mansion is conducted by trained professional interpreters. Walk across the threshold of the mansion and step into the storied past filled with exquisite antique furnishings, immortal American heroes, and an intriguing history. Step into the bedroom where, in September 1864, the dashing “Thunderbolt of the Confederacy”, General John Hunt Morgan, spent his last night.…

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Jonesborough: Spot on the Hill

October 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 23, 2021

An event every week that begins at 2:30 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Downtown Jonesborough, 116 W Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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A Spot on the Hill returns to the Old Jonesborough Cemetery A Spot on the Hill, the original, research-based play returns this October to the Old Jonesborough Cemetery. Performances for A Spot on the Hill will take place at 6:30 p.m. on October 15, 16, 22, and 23. There will be 2 p.m. matinee performances on October 16 and 23. Tickets are $8. To purchase tickets, please call the Jonesborough Visitors Center at 423.753.1010 or online at jonesborough.com/tickets. All performances will be outdoors. Guests are encouraged to bring blankets and chairs to sit on. In case of inclement weather,…

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“A Spot on the Hill” returns to Jonesborough

October 22 @ 6:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating indefinitely

One event on October 23, 2021 at 2:00 pm

One event on October 22, 2021 at 6:30 pm

One event on October 23, 2021 at 6:30 pm

Old Jonesborough Cemetary, 116 W Main St
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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$8.00

A Spot on the Hill, the original, research-based play returns this October to the Old Jonesborough Cemetery. Now celebrating its seventh season, this edition features new characters. New stories include members of the Panhorst family, John Simpson who owned the Mansion House, Spanish American War veteran William Armstrong, and Lucy Stuart who has a secret she’s been keeping.  You’ll meet them and many more! Guests are encouraged to bring blankets and chairs to sit on. Come and listen to real…

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Carter Mansion: Guided Tours

October 23 @ 11:00 am
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One event on October 23, 2021 at 11:00 am

Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park, 1651 W. Elk Avenue
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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$6 – $9

Carter Mansion Tours October 9, 23 11:00 am Adults - $9.00; Ages 7 to 17 years - $5.00; 6 and under free Tax included Max:  6 Registration required - www.tnstateparks.com/parks/events/sycamore-shoals Join Interpreter Slade Nakoff for a tour of Tennessee’s oldest frame house! Discover the secrets of this elegant frontier home and learn the history of the family who built it between 1775 and 1780. The John and Landon Carter Mansion is located at 1031 Broad Street, Elizabethton, TN 37643 Accessibility to the…

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