Become a member of the Tennessee Historical Society

Founded in 1849, the Tennessee Historical Society is a nonprofit, membership-based organization dedicated to preserving and promoting the history of Tennessee while telling the stories of all Tennesseans. Ready to become a member? Sign up now with PayPal.

Benefits of Membership

  • The award-winning Tennessee Historical Quarterly presenting the most recent scholarship on the history and culture of the entire Volunteer State.
  • Significant savings on books published by the Tennessee Historical Society.
  • Invitations to the fall and spring program series featuring the newest research on Tennessee’s heritage.
  • Invitation to the annual membership meeting of the Tennessee Historical Society.
  • Discounted rate for gift memberships.
  • Regular email updates reporting the activities of the THS and other Tennessee history-related information.
  • Occasional tours, exhibit previews, workshops, and other events.
  • Knowing your membership dues support the Society’s efforts to preserve and interpret the stories of all Tennesseans.


Cover of the Fall 2015 Tennessee Quarterly

Membership Levels

Individual $35
Institution or Organization $45
Family $45
Sustaining Member $75
Bicentennial Club $100
John Haywood Society $250