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Chester Inn State Historic Site and Museum, 116 E Main St, Jonesborough, TN 37659, USA

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June 2018

Historic Walking Tour

Available at 1:00 p.m. on Fridays from May through October, these tours depart from the Chester Inn Museum. Costumed guides will discuss the history of the town, its people, and the lives they built. Tickets are $5.00 per person and can be purchased at the Chester Inn Museum. Come and tour Historic Jonesborough, enjoy a good meal, some shopping, and a tale or two in the Storytelling Capital of the World. For more information on the tours, please contact the…

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Railroad Tour

The Railroad Tour will be available the fourth Saturday of the month at 2:30 p.m.! This new tour will lead guests behind Main Street and take them from the Chester Inn Museum to the Chuckey Depot Museum. Along the way, the costumed guide will talk about the importance of the railroad not only to Jonesborough, but to the region as a whole. The Railroad Tour will start at 2:30 p.m. on the fourth Saturday of the month. Tickets are only…

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July 2018

Historic Walking Tour

Available at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday evenings from May through August, these tours depart from the Chester Inn Museum. Costumed guides will discuss the history of the town, its people, and the lives they built. Tickets are $5.00 per person and can be purchased at the Chester Inn Museum. Come and tour Historic Jonesborough, enjoy a good meal, some shopping, and a tale or two in the Storytelling Capital of the World. For more information on the tours, please contact…

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Historic Walking Tour

Available at 1:00 p.m. on Fridays from May through October, these tours depart from the Chester Inn Museum. Costumed guides will discuss the history of the town, its people, and the lives they built. Tickets are $5.00 per person and can be purchased at the Chester Inn Museum. Come and tour Historic Jonesborough, enjoy a good meal, some shopping, and a tale or two in the Storytelling Capital of the World. For more information on the tours, please contact the…

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Old Jonesborough Cemetery Tour

Old Jonesborough Cemetery tours return on May 19! Available at 2:30 p.m. on the first and third Saturday through the middle of October, tours include the history of Rocky Hill and College Hill cemeteries, 1800’s burial customs, the lives of the people buried there, and so much more. Tickets are $3.00 per person and can be purchased at the Chester Inn State Historic Site & Museum on Main Street. You’ll meet your tour guide at the top of East Main…

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Historic Walking Tour

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Jonesborough Mythbusting Tour

The Jonesborough Mythbusting Tour will be available the second Saturday of the month at 2:30 p.m.! Jonesborough is the Oldest Town in Tennessee and the Storytelling Capitol of the World, so it’s only natural that the Town has some big myths that need busting. On the other hand, 238 years of history has produced some outrageously true stories. Think you can separate the myths from the facts? Put your detective skills and knowledge to the test with us. How outrageous…

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History Happy Hour: Windsor Chair Making with Curtis Buchannan

The Heritage Alliance is proud to present the second season History Happy Hour at the Chester Inn State Historic Site and Museum! This monthly program will feature a wide range of topics, including 19th century optical illusions, Sabine Hill, the Annals of Tennessee History, and much more! The region is full of history, and people who know about history, and History Happy Hour is a chance for them to share their exciting knowledge with the wider public. The program is…

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Historic Walking Tour

Available at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday evenings from May through August, these tours depart from the Chester Inn Museum. Costumed guides will discuss the history of the town, its people, and the lives they built. Tickets are $5.00 per person and can be purchased at the Chester Inn Museum. Come and tour Historic Jonesborough, enjoy a good meal, some shopping, and a tale or two in the Storytelling Capital of the World. For more information on the tours, please contact…

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Historic Walking Tour

Available at 1:00 p.m. on Fridays from May through October, these tours depart from the Chester Inn Museum. Costumed guides will discuss the history of the town, its people, and the lives they built. Tickets are $5.00 per person and can be purchased at the Chester Inn Museum. Come and tour Historic Jonesborough, enjoy a good meal, some shopping, and a tale or two in the Storytelling Capital of the World. For more information on the tours, please contact the…

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Old Jonesborough Cemetery Tour

Old Jonesborough Cemetery tours return on May 19! Available at 2:30 p.m. on the first and third Saturday through the middle of October, tours include the history of Rocky Hill and College Hill cemeteries, 1800’s burial customs, the lives of the people buried there, and so much more. Tickets are $3.00 per person and can be purchased at the Chester Inn State Historic Site & Museum on Main Street. You’ll meet your tour guide at the top of East Main…

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