The warehouse began soon after the Heritage Alliance was founded in the early 2000s. The space was secured by Dr. Kennedy and he also secured the donation of the first items that filled the warehouse. It was first managed by their Preservationist Jenny Parker and then Justin Sanders.
Every corner of Jonesborough tells a unique story, and what better way to capture those stories than through the lens of a camera? This picturesque town in Tennessee is a haven for photographers
Deep within the heart of the Appalachian Mountains, a rich tapestry of superstitions and folklore has woven itself into the lives of its people. These eerie and enchanting tales have been passed down through generations, shaping the way communities view life, death, and the supernatural. Let’s explore some spine-tingling Appalachian wives' tales that continue to send shivers down the spine:
The McKinney Center and UMOJA Johnson City is excited to host Crowns, a gospel musical, in downtown Jonesborough! Crowns is the story of a Chicago teenager who sent to live with her grandmother in South Carolina, finds connection among a community of resilient African American women.