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August 2022

History Happy Hour: Mountain Air Waves Stories of Local and Regional Radio

August 18 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Chester Inn State Historic Site and Museum, 100 W. Main St.
Jonesborough, TN 37659 United States
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The Birthplace of Country Music Museum returns to History Happy Hour on Thursday, August 18th at 6:30 pm to talk about “Mountain Airwaves.” History Happy Hour favorites Dr. Rene Rodgers and Scotty Almany will be on hand to share a new and exciting topic. “Mountain Air Waves: Stories of Local and Regional Radio” will explore the history of early country radio, especially the local and regional stations that have been part of that music history. Radio impacted the development of musical…

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September 2022

Heritage Alliance: Original Play “Nancy”

September 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on September 10, 2022 at 6:30 pm

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In 1820, Elihu Embree published his newspaper The Emancipator on Main Street, Jonesborough. The seven edition paper is the first publication dedicated solely to the cause of abolitionism. Embree passed away in December of 1820. Even though the paper was short-lived, The Emancipator had over 2,000 subscribers and its reach went all the way to Boston and Philadelphia. In spite of his abolitionist beliefs, Embree himself was an enslaver. Nancy was an enslaved woman owned by Elihu Embree, and her story will be shared…

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Heritage Alliance: Original Play “Nancy”

September 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on September 10, 2022 at 6:30 pm

TN United States + Google Map

In 1820, Elihu Embree published his newspaper The Emancipator on Main Street, Jonesborough. The seven edition paper is the first publication dedicated solely to the cause of abolitionism. Embree passed away in December of 1820. Even though the paper was short-lived, The Emancipator had over 2,000 subscribers and its reach went all the way to Boston and Philadelphia. In spite of his abolitionist beliefs, Embree himself was an enslaver. Nancy was an enslaved woman owned by Elihu Embree, and her story will be shared…

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