The oldest town in the state of Tennessee is Jonesborough. It is about seven miles from my home. Today Mickey and I went for a walk in the town square. It was an overcast day but a few of the pictures we took turned out.
Jonesborough was founded in 1779, 17 years before Tennessee even became a state. Can you guess what those steps are for? They represent the steps that were once used to allow passengers to board the stagecoach as it stopped on its way through town.
That's the courthouse behind me.
Mickey's office was once located there.
The town has many shops and restored homes. There is a town museum which includes a log cabin and a one room school-house. Jonesborough is the home to the International Storytelling Center, which holds the annual National Storytelling Festival on the first full weekend in October.
Today I wore a burgundy long sleeve tee with a waterfall cardigan from Ross in the same burgundy tone. The gray side zip pants are from Talbots. The short boots are Nichols from Belk. The bag is old by Nine West via T.J. Maxx. The statement necklace was a gift from Mickey a few years ago.
After a stroll about town in the cool air it was time for the short drive back to Johnson City for dinner at our favorite Carrabba's Italian Grill. We are such regulars there that members of the wait staff often come to our table to visit with us even when they are not our servers for the evening.
We hope you have a great week!
Thanks for reading about our fun weekend!