Monthly meeting, Monday, January 15, 7PM, Rutherford County Archive, 435 Rice Street

Local CPA Jon Jaques has a most unique collection in his office located at 745 South Church Street – you see, Jon is a veteran of the submarine service AND a historian. Jon served on the boomer, the USS Ohio (SSBN 726) from 1983-1986.  Jon’s impressive collection of submarine artifacts has been featured on Tennessee Crossroads. Please click the pic below and enjoy the video from Tennessee Crossroads:

From ‘Tennessee Crossroads’: Rob Wilds meets a man in Murfreesboro to discuss his unusual passion…collecting anything and everything to do with submarines.


Rutherford County, Tennessee Pioneers

That’s right – Publication 52 “Rutherford County, Tennessee Pioneers born before 1800” Susan G. Daniel (2003) is now available as a searchable PDF file. ‘Pioneers’ contains information on more than 6,500 individuals. ‘Pioneers’ has been completely updated with new names and information! Click here to download your copy of ‘Pioneers’

‘Coffee and Conversation’ each Saturday morning from 9AM-noon at the historic Ransom School House, 717 North Academy Street, Murfreesboro, TN

That’s right, each Saturday morning – unless otherwise noted – we enjoyed hosting ‘Coffee & Conversation’ at the Ransom School House, 717 North Academy Street, from 9AM-noon.

Please join us each Saturday morning from 9AM-noon at the Ransom School House, 717 North Academy Street for ‘Coffee & Conversation’.

Rutherford Reflections is out!

Yes, the fourth (and latest) installment of Greg Tucker’s exceedingly popular series relating to Rutherford County history is available at the Ransom School House Museum, 717 North Academy Street, Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Come purchase you copy each Saturday morning between 9AM-noon (unless otherwise noted) for only $20.00 for members, $24.00 for non-members. By the way, did you know membership in the RCHS is only $25 a year?  We’ll even include a copy of our popular ‘Pictures and the Stories they Tell’, a $45 value, as an added bonus. I have a better idea: join the RCHS for $25, THEN purchase a copy of ‘Rutherford Reflections’ for only $45!!!(*) for both!  (Click here for details)

Our Rutherford County Archive

Please click on the above logo to visit the Rutherford County Archive site.

Please click on the above logo to visit the Rutherford County Archive site.

The Archives’ staff can assist you with researching county government records, genealogy requests, historical property information, class assignments, and so much more.

Information and/or requests concerning actual copies of court records may be obtained from the Rutherford County Archives, 435 Rice Street, Murfreesboro, TN 37130, (615) 867-4609 or http://www.rutherfordcountytn.gov/archives/index.htm

Rutherford County Historical Society Officers:

President: Frank Caperton Vice-President: Margie Weatherford Secretary: Bonnie Black Treasurer: Gwendolyn Hopkins Boyd Program Chairmen: Dr. E. C. Tolbert Editor: Susan G. Daniel Web Master: Frank Caperton

Board Members:

James “Toby” Francis Vicki Norton Greg Tucker Allen Gooch Joyce Johnson

Rutherford County Historical Society Chairmanships

Museum Coordinator:  Gwen Boyd Chairman of Committees:  Jeff Adcock Landscape Chairman:  E.C. Tolbert Publication Chairman:  Vicki Norton

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