Holloway High School Marking

August 24, Holloway High School, Murfreesboro, TN Saturday saw a crowd of more than 200 celebrate the old Holloway High School. Holloway High School, aka, ‘The School on the Hill’, was so much more than a school. Holloway was a place of empowerment for the African American community.

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Happy Hill Remembered

Wendi Watts, the Daily News Journal, February 22, 1995 Black education changed through the years in Rutherford County Black Education in Rutherford County has gone through a lot of changes in the past 50 years. In the 1930s and 1940s, Thelma Marie Turrentine Marshall went to class in a one-room…

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Bradley Museum celebrates 100th year with Willie McGowan Banquet

March 12, 2018, WGNS Radio Willie McGowan will be remembered at a banquet in his honor, Saturday,March 24, 2018, as supporters of Bradley Academy Museum and Cultural Center celebrate 100 years of African-American education. The Willie McGowan Banquet will be held at the museum, 415 S. Academy St. in Murfreesboro,…

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Bradley Academy: A Historical Perspective

Murfreesboro City Television, March 28, 2016 Bradley Academy served as a school for Murfreesboro’s African-American community in 1800’s and early/mid 1900’s.  In the 1990’s, citizens joined together to turn the site into a museum.

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Jimi Hendrix once played at a club in Murfreesboro!

From www.WGNSRadio.com, October 21, 2015 The legendary Jimi Hendrix once wandered into a small club in Murfreesboro and did what he did best, played the guitar.  The Eldorado Club, which was also known as Dance Land, was mainly attended by African Americans in the 1950’s and 60’s.  It was located…

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