Presbyterian church was originally founded in 1790 as Hebron
Presbyterian Church located just outside of present-day Jonesborough.
In 1816 the Hebron congregation relocated to within the Town
of Jonesborough and built the first church in Jonesborough.
The current building was built in 1845, renovated and rededicated in
1943-1944, and added to in 1952. Extensive renovations to
the lower floor of the original building (the Fellowship Hall) were
made in 2004 after a flood and to the second floor (the sanctuary) in
The links below will direct you to other sites with more detailed
historical information. As part of Tennessee's oldest town,
we have a long and fascinating heritage.
link has a brief overview from the founding in 1790
until the re-uniting of the Jonesborough Presbyterian churches in 1943.
The Tennessee Geneology and History Project site tngenweb.org has this page
dedicated to the
Presbyterian churches of Washington County,
Tennessee. Jonesborough church is the third one down on the
In 1887 the Goodspeed Publishing Company published detailed histories
of each of the Tennessee counties up until that time. This page
history of Jonesborough church from 1790 to
In 1972 Paul Fink, noted Jonesborough historian, published his history Jonesborough
Google Books has these excerpts
information about Jonesborough Presbyterian Church. There
are 17 pages with references.