H3 - History Happy Hour

An East Tennessee Historical Society membership created for fun people like you!


Individual: $35 ETHS membership plus $100/person = $135

Couple: $45 ETHS membership plus $100/person = $245




Emily & Jerry Lenn
Joseph Lenn
Laura Cole


Member events will include appetizers, beer, and wine. Each will include a short program related to East Tennessee history. Events will take place at the East Tennessee History Center.

H3 2023 Calendar

  • Wednesday, March 1, 6-8 pm: Everyday Life in Oak Ridge during the Manhattan Project (speaker: Ray Smith, Oak Ridge Historian)

  • Tuesday, June 13, 6-8 pm: The Jewish Experience in East Tennessee (speaker: Wendy Besmann, author of "A Separate Circle")

  • Wednesday, October 4, 6-8 pm: The History of Lakeshore: Asylum to Park (speakers, Julianne Foy, Executive Director of Lakeshore Park, and Caesar Stair III, Vice-President of the Lakeshore Park board and longtime Lyons View resident)


  • Free admission to three H3 events per year starting in 2023
  • Free admission to the Museum of East Tennessee History, including the signature exhibition Voices of the Land: The People of East Tennessee and regularly changing feature exhibits
  • Tennessee Ancestors, a bi-annual genealogy magazine
  • Journal of East Tennessee History, published annually and featuring articles and documents relating to Tennessee history
  • Newsline, a newsletter featuring historical activities across the region
  • E-news bulletins, monthly email reminders about upcoming programs and events
  • Discounts on books, gift items, special conferences, and tours
  • Programs and lectures exploring various topics
  • Invitations to special events and receptions

To learn more or join H3, contact Gay Lyons glyons@eastTNhistory.org

H3 Members

Kelly Absher*

Julia and Gary Bentley*

Eden and Chris Bishop*

Tasha Blakney and Michael Rogers*

Hannah Blevins and Courtney Karschnik*

Julie Boggs and Robert Graves

Mr. and Mrs. Henry Bolen

Gayle Burnett

David Butler*

Victoria Daniel Cape

Ralph Cianelli and Rick Fox*

Christine Cloninger

Laura Cole and Joseph Lenn**

Hollie Cook

Todd Cramer and Ernie Hoskins*

Adam Davies

Natalie Dowling

Jenny and Bill Eversole

Judith Foltz

Holly Hambright*

Kimberly Dixon Hamilton

Peggy Hargis and Larry Griffin

Jacque and Cliff Hawks*

Laura and Mark Heinz*

Kim Henry*

Amy and Nathan Honeycutt*

Tyler Janow and Anthony Wilson*

Jenny and Phillip Jennings

Zibbie Kerin

Karen Kluge*

Samantha and Andrew Lacy*

Emily and Jerry Lenn**


Meghan and Jeff Markman*

Fiona McAnally*

Leah and Ben McClanahan

Maria McHale*

Lisa Oakley

Carley and Shaun Philips

Sara and Ben Pinnell*

Lee Ann Rogers and Steve Drevik*

Joanne and Al Schutz

Lisa and Steve Skinner

Betty Sue and Doug Sparks

Beth and John Thurman*

Mollie Turner and John Trotter*

Georgiana Vines

Katy and Zak Weisfeld*

Jackie Wilson

  *Founding Member **Sponsors