Place the teabags in a pottery or glass pitcher, and pour 2 cups cold water over them.
Bring a kettle with 4 cups of water to a rolling boil.
Pour over the teabags and cover the pitcher with a small plate.
Steep for 10 to 15 minutes, then remove the teabags, add the sugar, and stir until dissolved.
Add 3 cups of cold water to the tea and stir in the lemonade until dissolved.
Add the cherries before serving.
Serve over ice.