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

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July 2019

History Happy Hour: National Cemetery History

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…

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Town Tour

Take a stroll down Main Street Jonesborough in the evening hours. Available at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday evenings 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 as you stroll down Main Street. Tickets are $5.00 per person and can be purchased at the Chester Inn Museum. For more information on the tours, please contact the Heritage Alliance at 423-753-9580, or the Chester…

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Town Tour

Available at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, these tours depart from the Chester Inn Museum. Costumed guides will discuss the history of the town, its people, and the lives they built as you stroll down Main Street. Tickets are $5.00 per person and can be purchased at the Chester Inn Museum. For more information on the tours, please contact the Heritage Alliance at 423-753-9580, or the Chester Inn Museum at 423-753-4580. To schedule a tour for a larger group, or another…

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Town Tour

Take a stroll down Main Street Jonesborough in the evening hours. Available at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday evenings 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 as you stroll down Main Street. Tickets are $5.00 per person and can be purchased at the Chester Inn Museum. For more information on the tours, please contact the Heritage Alliance at 423-753-9580, or the Chester…

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Town Tour

Available at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, these tours depart from the Chester Inn Museum. Costumed guides will discuss the history of the town, its people, and the lives they built as you stroll down Main Street. Tickets are $5.00 per person and can be purchased at the Chester Inn Museum. For more information on the tours, please contact the Heritage Alliance at 423-753-9580, or the Chester Inn Museum at 423-753-4580. To schedule a tour for a larger group, or another…

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August 2019

Town Tour

Take a stroll down Main Street Jonesborough in the evening hours. Available at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday evenings 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 as you stroll down Main Street. Tickets are $5.00 per person and can be purchased at the Chester Inn Museum. For more information on the tours, please contact the Heritage Alliance at 423-753-9580, or the Chester…

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Town Tour

Available at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, these tours depart from the Chester Inn Museum. Costumed guides will discuss the history of the town, its people, and the lives they built as you stroll down Main Street. Tickets are $5.00 per person and can be purchased at the Chester Inn Museum. For more information on the tours, please contact the Heritage Alliance at 423-753-9580, or the Chester Inn Museum at 423-753-4580. To schedule a tour for a larger group, or another…

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Town Tour

Take a stroll down Main Street Jonesborough in the evening hours. Available at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday evenings 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 as you stroll down Main Street. Tickets are $5.00 per person and can be purchased at the Chester Inn Museum. For more information on the tours, please contact the Heritage Alliance at 423-753-9580, or the Chester…

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Jonesborough Mythbusting Tour

The Jonesborough Mythbusting Tour will be available the second Saturday of the month at 1:00 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, 240 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: Jonesborough-Asheville Road

Description:History Happy Hour will be held at the Chester Inn Museum on the third Thursday of the month. Admission is free, and the program will start at 6:30 p.m. The goal of the program is to offer insightful history to the public, foster a collaborative relationship with various individuals and organizations, and increase the role of the Chester Inn State Historic Site and Museum as a community meeting place. To stay up to date on our program schedule, follow the…

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Town Tour

Take a stroll down Main Street Jonesborough in the evening hours. Available at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday evenings 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 as you stroll down Main Street. Tickets are $5.00 per person and can be purchased at the Chester Inn Museum. For more information on the tours, please contact the Heritage Alliance at 423-753-9580, or the Chester…

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Town Tour

Available at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, these tours depart from the Chester Inn Museum. Costumed guides will discuss the history of the town, its people, and the lives they built as you stroll down Main Street. Tickets are $5.00 per person and can be purchased at the Chester Inn Museum. For more information on the tours, please contact the Heritage Alliance at 423-753-9580, or the Chester Inn Museum at 423-753-4580. To schedule a tour for a larger group, or another…

Find out more »

Town Tour

Take a stroll down Main Street Jonesborough in the evening hours. Available at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday evenings 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 as you stroll down Main Street. Tickets are $5.00 per person and can be purchased at the Chester Inn Museum. For more information on the tours, please contact the Heritage Alliance at 423-753-9580, or the Chester…

Find out more »

Town Tour

Available at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, these tours depart from the Chester Inn Museum. Costumed guides will discuss the history of the town, its people, and the lives they built as you stroll down Main Street. Tickets are $5.00 per person and can be purchased at the Chester Inn Museum. For more information on the tours, please contact the Heritage Alliance at 423-753-9580, or the Chester Inn Museum at 423-753-4580. To schedule a tour for a larger group, or another…

Find out more »

Town Tour

Take a stroll down Main Street Jonesborough in the evening hours. Available at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday evenings 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 as you stroll down Main Street. Tickets are $5.00 per person and can be purchased at the Chester Inn Museum. For more information on the tours, please contact the Heritage Alliance at 423-753-9580, or the Chester…

Find out more »

Town Tour

Available at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, these tours depart from the Chester Inn Museum. Costumed guides will discuss the history of the town, its people, and the lives they built as you stroll down Main Street. Tickets are $5.00 per person and can be purchased at the Chester Inn Museum. For more information on the tours, please contact the Heritage Alliance at 423-753-9580, or the Chester Inn Museum at 423-753-4580. To schedule a tour for a larger group, or another…

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September 2019

Town Tour

Available at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, these tours depart from the Chester Inn Museum. Costumed guides will discuss the history of the town, its people, and the lives they built as you stroll down Main Street. Tickets are $5.00 per person and can be purchased at the Chester Inn Museum. For more information on the tours, please contact the Heritage Alliance at 423-753-9580, or the Chester Inn Museum at 423-753-4580. To schedule a tour for a larger group, or another…

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Jonesborough Mythbusting Tour

The Jonesborough Mythbusting Tour will be available the second Saturday of the month at 1:00 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, 240 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: 19th Century Methodist Rider Francis Asbury

Description:Description:History Happy Hour will be held at the Chester Inn Museum on the third Thursday of the month. Admission is free, and the program will start at 6:30 p.m. The goal of the program is to offer insightful history to the public, foster a collaborative relationship with various individuals and organizations, and increase the role of the Chester Inn State Historic Site and Museum as a community meeting place. To stay up to date on our program schedule, follow the…

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Town Tour

Available at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, these tours depart from the Chester Inn Museum. Costumed guides will discuss the history of the town, its people, and the lives they built as you stroll down Main Street. Tickets are $5.00 per person and can be purchased at the Chester Inn Museum. For more information on the tours, please contact the Heritage Alliance at 423-753-9580, or the Chester Inn Museum at 423-753-4580. To schedule a tour for a larger group, or another…

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Town Tour

Available at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, these tours depart from the Chester Inn Museum. Costumed guides will discuss the history of the town, its people, and the lives they built as you stroll down Main Street. Tickets are $5.00 per person and can be purchased at the Chester Inn Museum. For more information on the tours, please contact the Heritage Alliance at 423-753-9580, or the Chester Inn Museum at 423-753-4580. To schedule a tour for a larger group, or another…

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October 2019

Town Tour

Available at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, these tours depart from the Chester Inn Museum. Costumed guides will discuss the history of the town, its people, and the lives they built as you stroll down Main Street. Tickets are $5.00 per person and can be purchased at the Chester Inn Museum. For more information on the tours, please contact the Heritage Alliance at 423-753-9580, or the Chester Inn Museum at 423-753-4580. To schedule a tour for a larger group, or another…

Find out more »

Jonesborough Mythbusting Tour

The Jonesborough Mythbusting Tour will be available the second Saturday of the month at 1:00 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, 240 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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