Entries by Anne

Heat Up Your Summer with Heritage Alliance Trivia Night

The Heritage Alliance’s riotously fun trivia night returns this summer with two in-person dates!   Join us at the Eureka Inn in Jonesborough on Thursday, June 24th and Friday, August 27th at 7:00 pm for general history-based trivia questions, friendly competition, and a ton of fun! The Eureka Inn will host both events in their […]

Heritage Alliance to Host Summer Suppers on Historic Lawns from May-September

The Heritage Alliance is excited to kick-off a new dining experience in Jonesborough with its Summer Supper series. The suppers will take place from May-September on five different historic lawns. Summer Suppers is an exclusive series and seating is very limited. Tickets for Summer Suppers can be purchased through the Town of Jonesborough’s ticketing website […]

History Happy Hour to Hold Hybrid In-Person and Online Program on April 15

History Happy Hour will be back in-person on Thursday, April 15th with Dr. Robert Turpin from Lees-McRae College and his research, “Black Cyclists in the United States, 1880-1910.” Dr. Turpin’s presentation will share the history and accomplishments of Black cyclists during this era and will go beyond Marshall “Major” Taylor who was a well-known cyclist […]

Useable Past: Achieving Inclusive Regional Development

Useable Past: Achieving Inclusive Regional Development Free Online Workshop on April 29 Register Here: https://bit.ly/3sqxrOp Over 100 million visitors come to Tennessee, in a non-pandemic year, and the State typically earns over 20 billion dollars in revenue from tourists. It’s important that visitors, whether they are families, couples, or individuals seeking adventure, feel safe and […]

Virtual Trivia Night on April 22!

Click HERE to Register.   The Heritage Alliance is pleased to offer a history-themed team trivia challenge on Thursday, April 22 at 7:00 PM. This is the third online trivia event sponsored by the organization, who first offered the program in December 2020. The event encourages friendly competition for participants who answer questions pertaining to […]

History Happy Hour Online March 18th

History Happy Hour returns on Thursday, March 18th at 6:30 pm! We kick our 2021 schedule off with Dr. Ashley Rattner and her presentation, “Benjamin Lundy, East Tennessee, and the Early Abolitionist Press.” Lundy was an abolitionist and an editor who spent his early career in Ohio and Missouri. He founded the abolitionist publication, The […]

History Happy Hour Returns for Fifth Season

The Chester Inn Museum’s award-winning speaker series History Happy Hour is returning for a fifth year! This program has been one of the highlights of the museum’s programming since its debut in 2016. “We are excited to bring this program back for another year,” head docent Joe Spiker says. “Each year we try to put […]