Take a trip back to the early 1800s as you explore Tennessee’s oldest town. Amidst the numerous historic sites, you’ll find one-of-a-kind specialty shops and cafés. Pick up an official Historic Jonesborough Visitors Guide, seasonal events calendars, local and regional maps as well as an answer to any questions you may have by our knowledgeable hostess staff. The Center also houses the Jonesborough-Washington County History Museum which is filled with early East Tennessee hand-made furniture and dated photos of Jonesborough as a stagecoach town. Plan on visiting the gift shop for books by local authors, handmade crafts by regional artisans and official Historic Jonesborough merchandise. The Historic Jonesborough Visitors Center also serves as the starting location for the Strolling Tour that captures 40 points all within walking distance of the historic district. Strolling Tour guides can be purchased from any of the Visitors Center hostesses to ensure you don’t miss anything during your trip to Tennessee’s oldest town. Visitors Center hours and contact information are listed below. For afterhour services we offer a variety of visitors information in the foyer, which is open 24 hours a day.
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From I-26, go towards Johnson City to Exit 38, Boones Creek Rd. Follow 6 mi. to town.
Jonesborough / Washington County History and Chester Inn Museums - Free Admission
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Monday - Friday - 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday - Sunday - 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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