National Register of Historic Places – Smith-Sanders Farm

August 2, 2018, National Register of Historic Places The ‘National Register’ is a phenomenal source of information regarding historic homes.  Search their database and you will find 49 properties as of August 2, 2018. The following ‘Register’ entry is dated January 4, 1993: The Smith Farm is located six miles…

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Local History Preserved On The Cripple Creek Farm

WGNS Radio (www.wgnsradio.com), March 19, 2014 An important part of preserving details of local history is to keep the markers in area cemeteries in good repair.  Local historian Steve Cates updated WGNS on recent work at a burial ground on the Cripple Creek farm. He noted that the rural burial…

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Cates, Land Trust to preserve Readyville farmland forever

DNJ, Sunday, October 14, 2012 — READYVILLE — The farmland making up the historically-significant Cates Farm will be forever protected for the enjoyment of future generations thanks to a conservation agreement announced this weekend. Brothers Steve and Ben Cates announced Saturday they had entered a voluntary agreement with the statewide…

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Historic Sanders Farm Saved by Trust

From The Murfreesboro Post, Sunday, December 6, 2009 The Land Trust for Tennessee announced that landowner Patricia ‘Pat’ Sanders has conserved 331 acres of farmland through a permanent conservation agreement with the statewide nonprofit land conservation organization. The farm, located on Armstrong Valley Road, is a Tennessee Century Farm and…

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Family acts to protect historic farm

As published in the Murfreesboro Post, Erin Edgemon, August 5, 2007 Not all Rutherford County farmers want to see their land turned into residential subdivisions and shopping centers. As the county’s population continues to grow, creating a larger demand for new homes and new places to shop, many owners of…

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