Fourth graders from Jonesborough Elementary School took a step back in time to 1892 at Oak Hill School Friday morning to learn more about what classrooms were like in the late 19th century.
Johnson City’s relationship with alcohol is the stuff of legends.
On Christmas Eve, 1989, one of the most destructive and deadly man-made disasters in Johnson City’s history tore through the John Sevier Center.
Looking back, Parks and Recreation Director James Ellis said the park has come a long way.
100 years ago last week Johnson City entrepreneurs Dan Wexler and Robert Wiley saw an opportunity in the explosive rise of the motorcar and founded Free Service Tire Co., a business and brand that still survives today.
As the Commemorative Air Force’s (CAF) “AirPower History Tour” lands in the Tri-Cities, their fleet of planes offer some an important reminder of America’s history.
She twirled her way through the lives of thousands of girls and young women, and now some of those women want to reconnect and thank her.
“There’s my dad and uncle, hmm … mm, oh my God, this is great!” Georgia Gillespie said looking at a tri-fold piece of cardboard covered with images of her past at the Jonesborough Visitor Center and Museum.
After weeks of biographical research, students at Woodland Elementary School played their favorite historical figures during Thursday’s Science and Social Studies Extravaganza.
The Washington County Heritage Fair will be a three-part event that is open to the public, aimed at local students through heritage engagements that brings together local culture, heritage organizations and sites.
After nearly 32 years, the center made a big change when it moved to East Tennessee State University’s Gray Fossil Site and Natural Museum near Daniel Boone High School and changed its name to Hands On! Discovery Center.
Hager recently spoke with the Johnson City Press to tell us more about himself, his time on the board and more.
The Summers Past History Program for children ages 6 to 14 will return this summer at the Tipton-Haynes State Historic Site for three sessions from June 10 to 28.
It’s been well over a century since the first Melungeons were documented in the Clinch River region of Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia, but researchers — and present-day Melungeons — are still trying to pinpoint the origins of this tri-racial ethnic group from our region.
A March 29 fire destroyed a building at the historic Highlander Education and Research Center in New Market in an apparent attack by white nationalists.