National Register of Historic Places – Williamson, Thomas, House

October 3, 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 October 1, 2018. The following ‘Register’ entry is dated May 20, 1996:   Williamson, Thomas, House, aka ‘Burns Farmhouse’,…

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National Register of Historic Places – The John Spence House

July 12, 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 July 12, 2018. The following ‘Register’ entry is dated July 7, 2004: The John C. Spence House is located…

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Video for Kids: Oaklands Mansion

Oaklands Mansion, July 17, 2018 A video highlighting Oaklands Mansion through the eyes of a child. Eric is with his parents as they tour Oaklands Mansion.  Along the way he is greeted by several family members from the past.  Follow along and see what happens! The video was produced by…

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Historic home could play role in Boro’s future

Chris Schofner, The Daily News Journal, April 25, 1999 After 41 years, Thomas Swain and recently wedded wife are moving – moving from one of the more historic sites in Murfreesboro to a farm on the Bedford County side of Beech Grove. The home they leave is steeped in rich…

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