The Peddler

Sadie Fowler, VIP Murfreesboro, September 5, 2018 More than 45 years ago two local women put their heads together to talk business, and what unfolded has been a Murfreesboro icon ever since — it’s called The Peddler, for short. Jane Jones and Mary Ann Richardson, both Rutherford County natives, met…

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The Old Haynes Hotel

Frank Caperton, Rutherford County Historical Society, September 4, 2018 “Mink Slide to Main Street”, C.B. Arnette, Page 181, printed 1991 Ed. note:  The Haynes Hotel was constructed in the early 1890s, razed 1958 to make way for the new Penney Plaza. The last property in the block was the Haynes…

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Beware the curse of Davis’ Market

The Murfreesboro Post, August 29, 2010 There are many legends surrounding it.  Many who have been around Murfreesboro for long know at least one of them, but no one, not even the owners, have any idea where they sprang from. It is the legend or the curse, some might say,…

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