JONESBOROUGH, Tenn. – A Spot on the Hill, the original, research-based play returns 6:30 p.m. Oct. 19-20, 26 and 2:30 p.m. Oct. 20, 27 at the Old Jonesborough Cemetery. Tickets are limited, and sell out fast. Tickets are $8 and proceeds benefit the Heritage Alliance’s cemetery preservation and tombstone restoration fund.
Now celebrating its fifth season, this edition features new characters including William Elbert Munsey, the namesake of Munsey Memorial United Methodist Church in Johnson City; Jeremiah Edwards, founder of the Zion Hill School in Jonesborough; and Laura Brunner Dosser who was well known and respected for her eye for fashion. Guests are encouraged to bring blankets and chairs to sit on. Come and listen to real stories of real lives among real tombstones.
The October 20th matinee will take place inside the Jonesborough/Washington County History Museum. The museum is located inside the Jonesborough Visitor’s Center and is handicap accessible.
Audience members should arrive 15 minutes prior to show time. Parking is available at the First Baptist Church and downtown. It is a short walk up East Main Street to the cemetery from the First Baptist Church lot. A golf cart courtesy shuttle will be available for guests who need it. This program is not suggested for children under 10 years of age. In case of inclement weather, performances will be moved inside to the Jonesborough/Washington County History Museum.
For tickets, call the Jonesborough Visitor’s Center at 423-753-1010 or visit www.jonesborough.com/tickets.
About The Heritage Alliance
The Heritage Alliance is dedicated to the preservation of the architectural, historical, and cultural heritage of our region and to providing educational experiences related to history and heritage for a wide range of audiences. For more information, visit www.heritageall.org, call 423-753-9580, or email at email@example.com.
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