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StoryTown Radio Show “I Will Not Be Moved: Stories of Perseverance.”

March 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

StoryTown Radio Show will host their next show on Monday, March 25 at7 p.m. at the McKinney Center, located at 103 Franklin Avenue. Storiesof inspirational and influential women of the Appalachians will grace theMcKinney Center stage in a StoryTown Radio Show episode called “I Will Not beMoved: Stories of Perseverance.”


Featured inthis live production will be a harrowing story of a woman who donned men’sclothing to rescue her husband during the Civil War, true tales from a packhorse librarian, the musings of the Washington County Courthouse as it watchesthe people of Jonesborough come and go, a letter from Frederick Douglass thatbrought a teacher back to town and stories from Jonesborough’s oldestresident. 


The musicguest for this production is Momma Molasses, whose music interlacesClassic Country, Folk, Piedmont Blues, Soul, Swing, Bluegrass and Old-Timewhich blend into a uniquely timeless sound. Harnessing her rolling contraltovoice which scales over homespun finger-picked guitar, her sound is warm, richand passionate, with songs that embrace, and captivate listeners, soothingwell-worn hearts with vulnerable lyricism.


Tickets are$10 and available online at Jonesborough.com/tickets or by calling theJonesborough Visitors Center at 423.753.1010. The February show sold out, so itis recommended to purchase tickets soon.


StoryTownRadio Show is also recorded for broadcast on local NPR station WETS 89.5, whichcan be heard the last Wednesday of the month at 8 p.m. 


StoryTownRadio Show is sponsored by Allandale Mansion with the City of Kingsport, theTennessee Arts Commission, Gary and Sandee Degner, Trivia with Budds, theSilver Raven and Mountain Empire Cremation and Burial Services.




About the McKinney Center at Booker T. Washington: The mission ofthe McKinney Center at Booker T. Washington is to provide acomprehensive program through Jonesborough’s Mary B. Martin Program for theArts which teaches various art skills to all participants through a qualityprogram of instruction open to all segments of Jonesborough’s population. Inaddition, a primary mission of the Center is to enhance minority participationin the planning and implementation in all activities in Jonesborough while specificallycelebrating the contribution of the African-American community in the growthand development of the Town. The activities of the McKinney Centerare designed to enhance the quality of life of all Jonesborough residents.


About the Town ofJonesborough: A unique 18th century town nestled in the AppalachianMountains of Northeast Tennessee, Jonesborough’s natural beauty, charmingarchitecture, and storytelling heritage have attracted visitors worldwide. Staya day, a week or forever, and create your own stories in beautiful HistoricJonesborough. Visit www.jonesborough.com formore information.


March 25
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm