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History Happy Hour: National Cemetery History

July 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Are you interested in National Cemeteries? Learn about their history at the next History Happy Hour!

Join Burke Greear at the Chester Inn State Historic Site and Museum in Jonesborough on Thursday, July 18, as he discusses the history and evolution of the National Cemetery system. Mr. Greear is an education technician at the Andrew Johnson National Park, and the Andrew Johnson National Cemetery will be featured in his talk. He will also discuss the origin of National Cemeteries, the different federal agencies who maintain them, and the details that make these cemeteries some of the most meaningfully sacred and hallowed places in our country. The program starts at 6:30 pm and is free and open to the public!

This project is funded under an agreement with the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, Tennessee Historical Commission.

For more information on the Chester Inn State Historic Site and Museum, History Happy Hour, or the Heritage Alliance please call our office at 423.753.9580, or the Chester Inn Museum at 423.753.4580. You can also contact the organization via email at info@heritageall.org. Additional information about the Heritage Alliance and its mission can be found online at http://www.heritageall.org/. Be sure to follow the Chester Inn and Heritage Alliance Facebook pages for updates about events at the Chester Inn and other Heritage Alliance programs.

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Date:
July 18
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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