Events and Calendar

View our calendar of events below, or scroll further down to read blog posts related to these activities.

Virtual Genealogy Help Night

On Thursday, September 10th from 6 pm to 8 pm, the Jonesborough Genealogical Society will host its first ever Virtual Genealogy Help Night via Zoom. In the age of COVID-19, this will be our first Help Night since March and it will be in a different format than any...

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JGS to Begin Genealogy Days Again

The JGS will begin our Genealogy Days back on Saturday, June 27th at the Jonesborough Visitors Center Auditorium, 117 Boone Street, Jonesborough, at 9:30 am. The Auditorium is a larger facility then we usually use, so it will be able to allow us to social distance...

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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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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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JGS TO HOST TALK ON “FIRST FAMILIES”

JGS TO HOST TALK ON “FIRST FAMILIES” On Saturday, January 26th, at 9:30 am, Cherel Bolin Henderson, executive director of the East Tennessee History Center, Knoxville, will present a talk on the “First Families of Tennessee” program for the Jonesborough Genealogical...

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Last Couple Meetings for 2018

The Jonesborough Genealogical Society will have its last Genealogy Help Night on Thursday, December 13th from 6 pm to 8 pm at the Washington County-Jonesborough Library,  200 Sabin Drive, Jonesborough. In addition, the society will host an informational meeting on the...

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