3118 Browns Mill Rd.
Johnson City, TN 37604
Phone: (423) 610-0010
Fax: (423) 610-0153
Powell Square Park is the oldest project of the Department of Parks and Recreation of the region. It features a playground and restroom facilities.
The Jonesborough Historic District encompasses a wide area of 120 acres (49 hectares) and has several historic buildings within itself. The area reflects a mix of architectural styles, however the more prominent ones include the Queen Anne, Federal and Greek Revival styles. A visitor center is located in this area to guide the visitors though the maze of historic structures. A stroll down the lanes of the district would take you back to the 19th century. The district has been preserved and maintained pretty well. Culture and history enthusiasts will fall in love with this place.
Stretching over 100 acres (40 hectares), Maple Lane Farms is a family-farm that carries out several entertaining family activities all throughout the year. Beginning with berry picking in summer to Halloween celebrations in October, this farm is a great family outing with fresh gifts and sweet memories to take home.
Exchange Place: Gaines-Preston Farm will take you back to the 1850s with its restored structures from the 19th Century. This living history farm will give a glimpse of how farm life was through demonstrations such as how things were bought through exchanging items. Check out the basketry, spinning, candle dipping and quilting work stations. They also have period livestock in the farm. Every necessity was either grown or made during that era. This place shows how in this fast paced life where everything is available in a jiffy, it was not so in that time. Only salt was bought. It is a great place to visit during festivals like Spring Garden Fair, Fall Folk Arts Festival, Witches Wynd and Christmas in the Country.
The historic Salem Presbyterian Church was built in 1894 and it occupies tremendous historical significance. This historical landmark was incorporated in the National Register of Historic Places in 1992.
The Cherokee National Forest covers an area of 655,598 acres (265311 hectares) across several prominent mountain ranges such as Great Smoky Mountains and Big Frog Mountain, with the Ocoee River flowing in the park confines. With 15 recreation areas, each more different than the other, the Cherokee National Forest presents one with a plethora of recreational and relaxation activities. These include camping, fishing, hiking, nature viewing and a whole lot of water and winter sports. There's something here for everyone!
A good place for the young and old alike, the Bristol Public Library boasts of a huge collection of books and good facilities for the visitors. It also conducts events, workshops and educational programs.
A landmark slogan sign, it separates the twin cities of Bristol, Virginia and Bristol, Tennessee. The sign stands on the roadway at the border between the two states. Built in the year 1910, the slogan says “A good place to live” and is considered a local legendary landmark. The sign initially had a slogan that said “Push – That’s Bristol” that referred to the hopes of growth and prosperity. After being moved to its current location, the sign was replaced with the new slogan.
The Bristol Train Station has a very sophisticated charm to it. Functioning as a very busy traveling junction, it is a very popular location for private events today. Be it a wedding or a private banquet, this place is one of the most ideal locations in the city!
Experience a wonderful golfing experience at the Virginian Golf Club which is a excellently maintained 18-hole golf course. Greenery and scenic beauty adorns the club. It has good facilities for the visitors.