‘Doors Open’ event welcomes visitors to several sites for freeThe Heritage Alliance of Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia, based in Jonesborough, has partnered with local museums and historic sites throughout the region to showcase and highlight our region’s rich history on Saturday, May 26.
Doors Open, as the event is called, opens 10 sites across Northeast Tennessee to the public free of charge for a day of learning and enjoyment.
The diverse collection of sites highlights the area’s history, from its earliest settlers to themes on business, medicine, and the growth of the railroad. The sites participating this year are:
• Architectural Salvage Warehouse, 600 Depot St., Jonesborough;
• Chester Inn State Historic Site, 116 West Main St., Jonesborough.
• Carter Mansion, 1031 Broad St., Elizabethton;
• Deery Inn, Main Street in Blountville;
• Dickson-Williams Mansion, 108 North Irish St., Greeneville;
• Museum at Mountain Home, located on the VA Grounds in Johnson City;
• Nathanael Greene Museum, 101 West McKee St., Greeneville;
• Netherland Inn, 2144 Netherland Inn Road, Kingsport;
• Tipton Haynes State Historic Site, located on South Roan Street in Johnson City; and
• Unicoi County Heritage Museum and New Railroad Museum, located on the Old Erwin Highway in Erwin
For more information, visit www.heritageall.org or call 753-9580.