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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.

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New to our siteThe Early Landowners of Northeast Tennessee Project

A new project to plat the deeds of the early settlers in the area and place them on modern-day maps to show the actual location!  The first land transaction in Tennessee in Deed Book A, pages 4 – 5 (after the Watauga Purchase agreement) in Deed Book A, page 4 and 5 is a patent issued to Joshua Houghton.

Joshua Houghton DB A - 4


Two new historical markers in the county!  
Historical Markers in Washington County




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