The Tennessee Town That Was Founded Before The Civil War And Is Packed Full Of History
By Meghan Kraft|Published February 20, 2019
Meghan Kraft loves to travel the world, but she makes her home right here in Nashville, Tennessee. She holds a degree in English, and has worked in the digital marketing realm with companies such as Apartments.com, USA Today and HarperCollins Publishing.
The beautiful state of Tennessee was officially founded in July of 1796, a golden day in history for the United States of America. It’s when the land of rolling hills and rushing rivers, craggy mountaintops and tree-encrusted plateaus officially became part of the Union. Still, every state needs its oldest city, its staunchest ally, and the town of Jonesborough pre-dates the state itself as well as the famed War Between the States.