News and Announcements

 The Tweetsie Historic Trail Association is the official organization of the Friends of the Tweetsie Trail.  Our mission is to help create the multi-use Tweetsie Trail between Johnson City and Elizabethton.

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Website members, to log in, (or to join the website) click here. 

Check out the latest happenings on the Tweetsie Trail blog. 

(Post your comments, too!  The blog is monitored, so watch your language and keep it fair.  Criticism is fair, disparaging remarks about people are not, and advertising/promotion is out of line. Inappropriate posts will be removed.)

 I Don't Want No Stinkin' Tweetsie Trail
The Tweetsie Trail isn't the worst idea that anyone ever had (and it may be a pretty good one)

  Join THTA!

Why build it? Look at the Frequently Asked Questions.  Read the Tweetsie Trail News
 Visit the Handouts and Links on the Trail, greenways and community trails.   The JC Metropolitan Transportation Planning Organization now has a trail website.  Check it out.
 Need more information?  Email us.  Just visiting?  Please sign our Guestbook. Or join the conversation in the Tweetsie Blog
 Review the Economic Impact Study.  Get a map of the Tweetsie  




 WE NEED YOUR HELP!  Click here to get involved and to donate .

The fine historical photos of the Tweetsie are taken from the Cy Crumley Scrapbook, compiled by Kenneth Riddle.

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Dine-Around for the Tweetsie Trail.

Posted by Ken Gough at Mar 29, 2014 5:00PM PDT ( 0 Comments )
On April 1 and 2, Dine Around for the Tweetsie Trail. Hey, ya gotta eat! Have a great meal at one of these fine establishments, which will donate 10% of the proceeds, and support the Trail! In Johnson City:.. Alta Cucina 1200 N. Roan;... Barberito’s 3135 People’s St.;... The Battery 601 Spring St.;... Brew Plum Coffee Bar/Krazy Krepes 324 E. Main St.;... Buffalo Street Downtown Deli 109 Buffalo St.;... Chik-fil-A Johnson City Crossing 3206 People’s St.;... Chik-fil-A West Market Street 2103 W. Market St.;... DQ Grill & Chill 402 E. Market St.;... Dixie Barbecue 3301 N. Roan St.;... El Charolais 1805 W. State of Franklin;... The Firehouse 627 W. Walnut St.;... Main Street Pizza 300 E. Main St.;... Rita’s Italian Ice 1061 Hamilton Place Dr.;... In Elizabethton:... Chik-fil-A Elizabethton 753 W. Elk Ave.;... The Coffee Company 444 E. Elk Ave.;... Dino’s E. Elk Ave.;... Greg’s Pizza Elizabethton 766 W. Elk Ave.;... J’s Corner 102 S. Lynn Ave.;... The Smokehouse BBQ Company 1941 Milligan Hwy.;
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Full Speed Ahead - Jaws Drop Over Progress

Posted by Ken Gough at Mar 9, 2014 5:00PM PDT ( 0 Comments )
A construction report from Johnson City Public Works Director Phil Pindzola left jaws on the floor at Tuesday night’s monthly Rails-to-Trails task force meeting... Read more: Full steam ahead for Tweetsie Trail in the Johnson City Press

Tweetsie Historic Trail Association

Board of Directors Meeting


Meeting Date: Wednesday July 31, 2013

Purpose: To consider new Board member

Location: Online via email

Board Members Present: Kenneth Gough, George Black, Sam Jones

Board Members Absent: None

A virtual meeting of the Board of Directors was held on July 31, 2013 by means of email for the consideration of adding a new Board member. Attending were Ken Gough, George Black and Sam Jones, constituting all members of the Board. Ken Gough acted as Chairman and George Black as Secretary.

On motion duly made, seconded and unanimously approved, Bonnie Hilliard was elected to the Board of Directors.

Copies of the emails shall be retained in the corporate records attesting to the vote of the Board members.

Submitted July 31, 2013 by:

Kenneth D. Gough, Chairman

George Black, Secretary