History Happy Hour: The Jonesborough-Asheville Road

  • Venue:
    Chester Inn State Historic Site and Museum
  • Start:
    August 15, 2019 6:30 pm
  • End:
    August 15, 2019 8:00 pm
  • Address:
    116 West Main Street
    Jonesborough, Tennessee, 37659

What can be learned about Jonesborough by examining the commercial impact and geographic location of the old road between the town and Asheville, NC? Find out at our next History Happy Hour!


Join Dr. Tom Lee at the Chester Inn State Historic Site and Museum in Jonesborough on Thursday, August 15th, as he discusses the historical and geographical connection that existed between the two towns and the economic role that Jonesborough played historically. He will also discuss the process of trying to locate the old road. 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 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 Museum and Heritage Alliance Facebook pages for updates about events at the Chester Inn and other Heritage Alliance programs.