JONESBOROUGH, TN – Oct. 10, 2019 – Listen to real stories of real lives among real tombstones. A Spot on the Hill, the original, research-based play, returns 6:30 p.m. Oct. 18-19 and Oct. 26 with a 2 p.m. matinee Oct. 19 and Oct. 26 to the Old Jonesborough Cemetery.
Now celebrating its sixth season, this edition features new characters and stories including Reverend William Cate, the first minister of First Baptist Church; Alice Slemons whose home is now the Storytelling Resource Center; Dr. M.S. Mahoney a founder of the Herald & Tribune; and Jack Grimes who died during the cholera epidemic of 1873.
Guests are encouraged to bring blankets and chairs to sit on. This program is not suggested for children less than 10 years of age.
The Oct. 26th 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. Tickets are $8, are limited, and sell out fast. Proceeds benefit the Heritage Alliance’s educational programs and initiatives, including ongoing programming in Jonesborough’s historic cemeteries.
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. In case of inclement weather, performances will be moved inside the Jonesborough/Washington County History Museum.
For tickets and more information, visit www.jonesborough.com/tickets or call the Jonesborough Visitor’s Center at 423-753-1010.
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, please call our office at 423.753.9580, or contact the organization via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Further information can also be found online at http://www.heritageall.org/.
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