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Washington County Heritage Fair
September 2 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Washington County, TN Heritage Fair takesplace Friday, September 2 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.and Saturday, September 3 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. indowntown Jonesborough. This event’s purpose is to bringlocal heritage engagement to the public as well as bring together allof the county’s heritage groups.
Heritage organizations and individuals withspecific heritage topic interests will display exhibits on theirareas of local interest in the Jonesborough Visitors Center Auditorium.
A ‘Living History Timeline’ will be displayed throughout the town ofJonesborough’s greenspaces and parks including artisans, musicians andcraftsmen/craftswomen.
Antiquetractors will be showcased in the greenspace outside the Jonesborough VisitorsCenter. The Heritage Alliance will also host two town tours duringthe event, costing $5 (one on Friday and one on Saturday), and Old JonesboroughCemetery tour on Saturday, costing $5. The Central Christian Church Lawn willbe turned into Artisans Village with a basket weaver and chairmaker,Herbalachia, and a pottery maker. Sabine Social Society will host colonialdancing and games in front of the Christopher Taylor Cabin. Storytelling Parkwill have a ‘History Timeline’ dating from Colonial Period to WWII includingCherokee history and diorama, Overmountain Men and Longhunters, Revolutionarymilitary display and Women’s Suffrage.
Schoolor homeschool groups are welcome to attend the fair on Friday,September 2 during the School Day event. If they would like a scheduled day ofevents with links to particular curriculum needs, contact ChadBailey at 423.791.8295.
Moreinformation can be found at jgstn.org/annual-heritage-fair/ orcall Chad Bailey at 423.791.8295.