A side by side comparison of Main Street in Jonesborough. The photo on the left a photo taken around 1890. The photo on the right was taken in October 2017.
The Christopher Taylor cabin, Main Street, Jonesborough
International Storytelling Center, Main Street, Jonesborough
Historic Old Jonesborough Cemetery, also known as “Rocky Hill”
The clock tower of the Washington County courthouse on Main Street
Built in 1854, this building housed the Holston Baptist Female Institute, Tadlock’s
School for Boys and Holston Male Institute. In 1876, Yardley Warner of the
Society of Friends purchased the building and established the Warner Institute.
The Cunningham House, West Main Street, built ca. 1840.
The Jonesborough United Methodist Church
on Main Street, downtown Jonesborough
Looking east on Main Street
On this site, in 1819 – 1820, The Manumission Intelligencer and The Emancipator
were published. These were the first periodicals in the United States
devoted exclusively to the abolition of slavery.
Jonesborough Presbyterian Church on Main Street was
organized in 1790, the building was erected in 1845
and restored in 1944.
The Salt House, next to the railroad tracks on Fox Street
Washington County, Tennessee courthouse on a snowy morning.
March 8, 2017 Photograph courtesy: Pennie Clark
The Shanks Oak, the oldest and largest tree in Jonesborough,
estimated to be between 500 and 800 years old. It is often
called”Jonesborough’s oldest resident.”
February Hill, West College Street, built ca. 1840.
Daniel Boone Trail marker, located on the
grounds of the Jonesborough courthouse
Oak Hill School, originally located in the Knob Creek community was
built in 1886 and was used until the 1950’s. It was moved to the property
behind the Heritage Alliance and the Jonesborough Visitor’s Center.
The Heritage Alliance of Northeast Tennessee & Southwest Virginia
Central Christian Church, Main Street