December 8, 2018 –
The Historic Southern Railway X450 Caboose at the Chuckey Depot/Museum at Jonesborough will be open for everyone to see Santa Claus greeting Guest on board the caboose on Saturday, December 8 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. and., prior to the Annual Jonesborough Christmas Parade that begins at 6 p.m. Santa will greet guests from inside the caboose.
This will be a unique opportunity for both young and old to visit Historic Jonesborough, see Santa and step aboard this historic railroad car and attend the Jonesborough Christmas Parade, this will be a memorable event for the whole family for years to come.” Plenty of parking at the depot parking lot will be available. Many children and adults have never been on a real railroad caboose.
There is no charge for this event which is located at 210 Second St. in Jonesborough at the railroad crossing. Miss Historic Jonesborough will be on hand to greet everyone.
Visits with Santa and the historic train car are sponsored by the Watauga Valley Railroad Historical Society & Museum. For information call Jonesborough Visitors Center at (423) 753-1010.