JONESBOROUGH, Tenn. – Old Jonesborough Cemetery tours return on 2:30 p.m. every Saturday through October at Rocky Hill and College Hill cemeteries. Tickets are $3.
Burial customs of the 1800’s, the lives of the people buried there, and so much more are discussed. This season, guests might even meet a spirit or two among the tombstones who will want to share his or her story.
Guests meet the tour guide at the top of East Main Street; follow the brand new sidewalk up the hill, in the Old Jonesborough Cemetery. Proceeds from the tour help fund the ongoing preservation and maintenance of the cemeteries. Combo tickets for $7 per person are available when purchasing both a cemetery ticket and another tour option.
For more information on the tours, or to schedule a tour for a larger group, contact the Heritage Alliance at 423-753-9580.
The Heritage Alliance of Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia is dedicated to the preservation of the architectural, historical, and cultural heritage of the region and to providing educational experiences related to history and heritage for a wide range of audiences.
For more information, call the Heritage Alliance of Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia office at 423-753-9580, or contact the organization via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.heritageall.org.
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