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History Happy Hour: Jonesborough’s 19th Century Brick Buildings, Handmade Beauties

July 21, 2022 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

History Happy Hour is excited to feature a program with Dr.William Kennedy on Thursday, July 21st.


Dr.Kennedy has been instrumental in the Jonesborough historic preservationmovement since the 1970s, and he was one of the founders of the HistoricJonesborough Foundation which went on to form the Heritage Alliance.


Hissession on July 21st is entitled “Jonesborough’s 19th Century BrickBuildings: Handmade Beauties.” He will show how skilled artisans mixed locallyavailable raw materials to form the beautiful brick buildings that we continueto enjoy. He will also show the art of design in the patterns of walls and specializedstructures of buildings. He’ll show you beautiful, close-up details you probablyhave never noticed and tell you the meanings of those details.


Theprogram will begin at 6:30 pm in the Chester Inn Museum’s board room, andparticipants can join in-person or stream live on the Chester Inn Museum’sFacebook page. The program is free and open to the public!


History Happy Hour takes place on the third Thursday of themonth through November at 6:30 pm. The full schedule for the year is availableat heritageall.org and on the Chester Inn Museum’s Facebook page.  This program offers insightful history to the public, fosters acollaborative relationship with various individuals and organizations, andincreases the role of the Chester Inn State Historic Site and Museum as acommunity meeting place. 


This project is funded under an agreement with the TennesseeDepartment of Environment and Conservation, Tennessee Historical Commission.For more information on the Chester Inn Museum, History Happy Hour, or theHeritage Alliance please call our office at 423.753.9580 or the Chester InnMuseum at 423.753.4580. You can also contact the organization via email atinfo@heritageall.org. Additional information about the Heritage Alliance andits mission can be found online at http://www.heritageall.org/. Be sure tofollow the Chester Inn and Heritage Alliance Facebook pages and the Chester InnMuseum’s YouTube channel for updates about events at the Chester Inn and otherHeritage Alliance programs.


July 21, 2022
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm


116 W Main St, Jonesborough, TN 37659, USA
116 W Main St United States