Welcome to Our Archives!



IMG_5989Washington County Courthouse decorated for Christmas, 2019


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.


New to our site–

  • “John W. Heron and Harriet Gibson Heron, Medical Missionaries”   a new Hidden Voices story.
  • Summer” in the Archives – New painting added to the archives lobby.  See our News and Events page for more information.
  • The Archives has lost a valued friend, Lucy Kennerly Gump, who passed away on January 4, 2020.  See our News and Events page.



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