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Washington College Academy Tour and Picnic

The JGS's next big event! We are hoping for a large gathering of genealogists! We have invited the 4 main genealogical groups in the area including Watauga Association of Genealogists, Sullivan County Genealogical and Historical Society, Greene County Genealogical...

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Back 2 Basics: Genealogical Workshop Series

On Thursday, February 9th, The JGS will host Chad Fred Bailey, with a program entitled, "Take the METRO: Tips for Beginning Your Genealogical Research and Miscellaneous Resources" at the Washington County- Jonesborough Library, 200 Sabin Drive, Jonesborough, at 6:30...

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Hall of Fame Nominations Being Accepted

It is that time of year again to nominate an individual(s) to be inducted into the 2023 class of the Jonesborough Genealogical Society. If you know of someone who should be inducted, please let us know by filling out the attached nomination form and emailing us the...

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1950 Census Release Party Comes to Jonesborough

The Jonesborough Genealogical Society will turn the decades back to April 1st, 1950, as we celebrate the release of the 17th Census of the United States to genealogical researchers. At the 1950 U.S. Census Release Party, wear your poodle skirts and leather jackets,...

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GENEALOGY DAY: APPALACHIAN SOUL

On Saturday, February 26th at 9:30 am at the Jonesborough Visitors Center, 117 Boone Street, Jonesborough, The Jonesborough Genealogical Society will host a special program on the Appalachian Soul Documentary for a special program on the project. This program will...

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The Spread the Love Project

The Spread the Love Project is a Jonesborough community project as well as a fundraiser for area non-profits to share your words of love and kindness to be displayed throughout Downtown Jonesborough in celebration of Valentine’s Day. Each downtown business will offer...

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George W. Holley, Society’s Oldest Member Passes

George W. Holley receives his Hall of Fame Certificate in April of 2019. Both George and Margaret Holley were Hall of Fame members. George W. Holley passed away on Sunday, December 27th at the age of 93. George and Margaret will be remembered for a lot over their...

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