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COVID-19 and JGS Meetings

UPDATED 3/19/2020 at 9:21 am EST: Good Evening, I just wanted to bring you up to speed on our approaches for the COVID-19 outbreak. We are going to take this process day by day. As we are closely related to the Washington County-Jonesborough Library, where the...

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POSTPONED! Heritage Fair Returns in May 2020

EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED. AN UPDATE WILL BE GIVEN ONCE THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK IS OVER The Washington County Heritage Fair, a three-part heritage event that is open to the public, but specifically targets Washington County, Tennessee students through local heritage...

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Happy Thanksgiving!

On this Thanksgiving Day, I want to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving from the Jonesborough Genealogical Society. As you gather around your table with family and friends, I hope you can have time to eat, drink, and talk genealogy, hear family stories, and share...

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Genealogy Day: 150 Years of the H&T

On Saturday, August 24th at 9:30 am, the Jonesborough Genealogical Society will host Lisa Whaley, publisher for the Herald and Tribune, for its August Genealogy Day at the Washington County-Jonesborough Library, 200 Sabin Drive, Jonesborough. Whaley received her...

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JGS TO HOST JULES CORRIERE IN BACK 2 BASICS WORKSHOP

On Tuesday, August 20th, at 6 pm at the Washington County-Jonesborough Library, 200 Sabin Drive, the Jonesborough Genealogical Society will host its second Back 2 Basics: Back 2 The Basics: Genealogical Workshop with speaker, Jules Corriere. This series is a series of...

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Upcoming July Events

GENEALOGY HELP NIGHT The Jonesborough Genealogical Society will host its Genealogy Help Night on Thursday, July 11th, from 6 pm to 8 pm at the Washington County- Jonesborough Library, 200 Sabin Drive, Jonesborough. We welcome anyone interested in genealogy or history,...

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Genealogy Help Night Cancelled

Due to unforeseen circumstances, our Genealogy Help Night on Thursday, June 13th, will be cancelled this month. Please plan on attending our Genealogy Day on June 22nd, which will be a Tailor Made Tour of Greeneville, TN.

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A “Tailor Made” Tour of Greeneville, Tennessee

On Saturday, June 22nd, the Jonesborough Genealogical Society will meet at the Washington County-Jonesborough Library, 200 Sabin Drive, Jonesborough, at 8:30 am, to carpool to our neighboring town of Greeneville, Tennessee for a "Tailor Made Tour" provided by Main...

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HERITAGE FAIR NOW ACCEPTING ENTRIES

HERITAGE FAIR NOW ACCEPTING ENTRIES On Friday, May 17th, beginning at 9 am, the Jonesborough Genealogical Society along with many partner organizations will host the first Washington County, TN Heritage Fair in the town of Jonesborough. Heritage Fair is a three-fold...

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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 2019 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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