World War I Readers’ Theatre Performance April 8 in Jonesborough

JONESBOROUGH, Tenn. – A mother searching for her missing son who returned from war but never came home; a man who was reported to the authorities by his neighbors because he refused to purchase war bonds; a soldier who was sick and tired of being stuck in the mud, and another who wouldn’t change places with the president of the hometown bank; a community hard hit by the deadly Spanish Influenza Pandemic. Come hear these stories and more at a performance hosted by the Heritage Alliance 3 p.m. April 8 inside the Jonesborough/Washington County History Museum.

This Readers’ Theatre piece will share firsthand accounts of the lives of Washington County citizens during World War I. Hear the struggles from overseas and on the home front as century-old newspaper headlines come to life.

The Jonesborough/Washington County History Museum is located inside the Jonesborough Visitor’s Center on Boone Street.

The Heritage Alliance is dedicated to the preservation of the architectural, historical, and cultural heritage of our region and to providing educational experiences related to history and heritage for a wide range of audiences. 

For more information, call 423-753-9580, contact the organization via email at info@heritageall.org, or visit www.heritageall.org.

# # #

Photos

47 photos tagged History & Heritage #

#
#
#
#
#
#
#
#
#
#
#
#
#
#
#
#
#
#
#
#
#
#
#
#
#
#
#
#
#
#
#
#
#
#
#
#
#
#
#
#
#
#
#
#
#
#
#
1 of 47 photos
Need more info?

Cindy Dupree

Director of Public Relations
cindy.dupree@tn.gov
615) 741-9010