2021 Sam Davis Home Heritage Day

September 10, 2021, Sam Davis Home, Smyrna, Tennessee Kids and adults alike enjoyed the annual Heritage Day at Smyrna’s historic Sam Davis Home and Plantation. Heritage Day began in 1987 and seemingly grows each year. Sam Davis Home Executive Director Jenny Lamb says, “This year we have more than 600…

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Local Historian Bill Wilson in 1994

February 20, 1994, The Daily News Journal You just never what the researchers at the Rutherford County Historical Society will come across… Local historian Bill Wilson in the February 20, 1994 edition of the Daily News Journal:

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2021 Annual Show & Tell Banquet

Monday, August 16, 2021, Murfreesboro’s Carriage Lane Reception House Monday, August 16, 2021 saw more than 45 local historians share stories and artifacts at Murfreesboro’s Carriage Lane Reception House.

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RCHS Monthly Field Trip – Eagleville

Saturday, August 7, 2021 What a GREAT day for the Rutherford County Historical Society! Each month THE Carol Robertson White uses her time and talents to organize a Rutherford County history ‘field trip’. People sign up, we support a locally-owned restaurant then we visit something relating to history. Today, Carol…

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Club presents Mr. Wray, Archivist

January 21, 1973, The Daily News Journal “Comments of the Archivist” will be Henry G. Wray’s topic when he speaks to the Women’s Club Monday, January 22. Mr. Wray is the Rutherford County Archivist. He will be presented by the Public Interest Department. Mrs. John Richmond is chairman. Mr. Wray…

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RCHS Field Trip to Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Station No. 4

Saturday, July 10, 2021 Saturday’s Rutherford County Field Trip was still another unqualified success thanks to super volunteer Carol Robertson White. White organized a trip for more than a dozen members and non-members of the Rutherford County Historical Society to dine at Firehouse Subs then tour Murfreesboro’s cutting-edge Fire Station…

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Ransom School boasts distinguished alumni

February 19, 1978, Gene Sloan, Rutherford County Archivist for the The Daily News Journal Perhaps no small private elementary school in Murfreesboro can claim more distinguished alumni than Ransom School, which was conducted from 1916 (ed. 1907) till 1930 at 717 North Academy Street (Murfreesboro). Miss Eliza Ransom operated the…

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