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A Spot on the Hill

October 22, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

A Spot on the Hill,the original, research-based play returns this October to the Old JonesboroughCemetery. Now celebrating its eighth season, this edition features newcharacters. New stories include Ella Ford Freeze who ran the Dew Drop InnRestaurant in Bristol, Zachariah Lyle Burson who donated the bell to the FirstBaptist Church, and James Edward Shipley who died in a tragic and bizarreaccident.  You’ll meet them and manymore! Guests are encouraged to bring blankets and chairs to sit on. Seats arenot provided at the cemetery. Come and listen to real stories of real livesamong real tombstones.

Performances for A Spot on the Hill willtake place at 6:30 p.m. on October 14th, 15th, 21st,and 22rd. There will be a 2:00 p.m. matinee performance on October15th in the Jonesborough Visitors Center and a 2:00 pm matinee inthe cemetery on October 22nd. The indoor performance on October 15this ADA accessible. Tickets are limited, and sell out fast, so make sure you buyyours today. Tickets are $10.00 and proceeds benefit the Heritage Alliance’seducational programs and initiatives, including ongoing programming inJonesborough’s historic cemeteries.


Audience members should arrive 15 minutes prior to showtime. Parking is available at the First Baptist Church and downtown. It is ashort walk up East Main Street to the cemetery from the First Baptist Churchlot. A golf cart courtesy shuttle will be available for guests who need it.This program is not suggested for children less than 10 years of age. In caseof inclement weather, the show will be canceled and audience members will benotified in advance.

To purchase tickets, please call the Jonesborough Visitor’s Center at423.753.1010. Tickets can also be purchased online atjonesborough.com/tickets.

The Heritage Alliance is dedicated to the preservation of the architectural,historical, and cultural heritage of our region and to providing educational experiencesrelated to history and heritage for a wide range of audiences.  For more information, please call our officeat 423.753.9580, or contact the organization via email at info@heritageall.org.  Further information can also be found onlineat http://www.heritageall.org/.


October 22, 2022
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Old Jonesborough Cemetery
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States