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Chuckey Depot Musuem New Exhibit Opening

March 5, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Allaboard! Next stop, the railroad in pop culture! The Chuckey Depot Museum inJonesborough will host a reception for its newest exhibit “Good Morning,America, How Are Ya?: Railroad Americana, A Pop Culture Phenomenon” onSaturday, March 5th from 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm. The railroad has been apart of American history, culture, and society since the mid-1800s. It hasworked its way into books, music, toys, clothes, movies, art, and much more.


Theexhibit includes pop culture artifacts from multiple decades. How have toytrains changed through the years? How many movie plots are focused on trains?What does a train lover take their lunch to school in? A train themed lunchbox, of course, complete with matching spoon and fork. See all these items andmuch more on display in the museum. Come out between 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm on March5th to view the new exhibit, enjoy railroad songs performed by localmusician Scott Wild, and listen to a story from railroad historian Gary Price.The Chuckey Depot Museum is free of charge, but donations are greatlyappreciated.


Youcan visit the museum in person on Thursday, Friday, and Sunday from 1:00 pm –4:00 pm and Saturday from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. The Railroad Americana exhibitwill be on display at the museum through August of 2022. For more informationon the exhibit or the Chuckey Depot Museum, visit Jonesborough.com, follow theChuckey Depot on Facebook, or call the Visitor’s Center at 423-753-1010.



March 5, 2022
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm