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


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.


Thank you to our generous H3 sponsors:

Jerry and Emily Lenn

Steve Drevik and Lee Ann Rogers

To become a sponsor, contact Gay Lyons.


H3 2024 Topics

The Allan Benton Story: Makin’ Bacon

The History of Knoxville’s Marble Industry

The Founding of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Book Discussion: “All in the Family” by James Agee

Dates to be Determined.


  • 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

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