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The Department of Records Management and Archives preserves the oldest public records of Tennessee in the state’s oldest town, Jonesborough.  Located at 103 West Main Street in a yellow-brick, former bank built in 1915, the archive houses records to aid in researching family, local, and regional history.

Daffodils in February 2     
Daffodils in February?  Sure enough, they’re all over Jonesborough!

New to our site

Archives’ volunteer, Nina Langley, shares her story of discovery and how she came to be a part of the work here in our office.  A Story of Discovery in the Archives 

John Crockett, a Poor Man and the Father of a Legend is our latest installment of the Early Landowners of Northeast Tennessee!  Enjoy!!

The Murder of Mordecai Price by the Hand of Malachi Kirby, 1799








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