Costumes In Jonesborough

July 27, 2022
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Historic Jonesborough is a year-round destination with some amazing events. We host a festival for nearly each holiday and encourage everyone to get into the festive spirit by dressing up. Get creative, mark your calendars, and dress up at these five events:
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Christmas Year Round

March 22, 2022
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Gabriel’s Christmas, an all-year-round Christmas store in Jonesborough, is starting something new! They are offering a subscription box for year-round holiday cheer!

Gabriel’s Christmas is located in downtown Jonesborough, but now you can have Christmas cheer mailed to you. 

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Jonesborough Black History Month

February 7, 2022
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Jonesborough and Washington County have a strong, African American history. Prior to the Civil War, both enslaved and free people of color called Washington County home. In the 1860 census, there were 952 enslaved people in Washington County.
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The Lost State of Franklin

January 27, 2022
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The lost state of Franklin may not have become a state, but its legacy lives on. This first attempt at making a state after the Revolutionary War will influence the United States Constitution, and is filled with fascinating history.
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Whiskey, Rum, Aged Bourbon And Even…. “Briskey”?

August 25, 2017
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Not long ago I visited Tennessee Hills Distillery with a group of friends. I wouldn’t have thought that Jonesborough would be the home of a pretty amazing distillery, but it is. The surprisingly young owner’s sense of style and love for good liquor definitely carried through the vibe of the distillery and taste of his product. It was trendy and hip with a subtle nod to the heritage of the town.
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Through Windows of the Past

August 11, 2017
Trip Ideas
I was in full tourist mode as I strolled down the street in beautiful historic downtown Jonesborough. I wondered what the town was like 100 years ago. The buildings still had that old timey charm making me think about the history of the place. I couldn’t help but gaze at a gorgeous tan building with maroon trim, and to top it all off the building had an outstanding 2nd floor porch overlooking downtown.
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