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History Happy Hour: Shaker Dance at P.T. Barnum’s American Museum

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

History Happy Hour is IN-PERSON and back at the Chester InnState Historic Site and Museum on Thursday, April 21st at 6:30 pm!

Join us as we welcome back Dr. Ashley Rattner from TusculumUniversity. She’ll be sharing the fascinating history of “Shaker Dance at P.T.Barnum’s American Museum.” The program will begin at 6:30 pm and participantscan join in-person or stream live on the Chester Inn Museum’s Facebook page atthat time. The event will take place in the Chester Inn’s board room, locatedin the back addition of the building. The program is free and open to thepublic!

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.  Put the dates on your calendar, because younever know what you’re going to learn at History Happy Hour. This programoffers insightful history to the public, fosters a collaborative relationshipwith various individuals and organizations, and increases the role of theChester Inn State Historic Site and Museum as a community 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.



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


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