McFadden School of Excellence field trip to The Hermitage

The Hermitage, Hermitage, Tennessee, October 19, 2017 Educator Jennifer Mayfield Austin teaches 4th and 5th grade history at McFadden School of Excellence, Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Recently Mrs. Austin and her students were ‘Docent for a Day’ at the historic ‘Hermitage’, of President Andrew Jackson fame.        

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Stones River Historical Society Met Monday Night

WGNS Radio, Murfreesboro, Tennessee, October 16, 2017 The Rutherford County Historical Society had a spirit filled gathering Monday (10/16/2017) evening in the County Archives Building on Rice Street.  Stones River Paranormal presented findings from local investigations. Paranormal John McKinney was one of the founders who started the group in March,…

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Sam Davis Home celebrates Heritage Days

Dan Epright, The Murfreesboro Post, October 6, 2017 More than 1,750 school children, not counting parents, teachers and chaperones, descended on the Sam Davis Home September 28-29 for the 34th Annual Heritage Days at the historic home of the Boy Hero of the Confederacy. Students absorbed living history lessons with…

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Plaque Placed On New Rutherford County Parking Garage

WGNS Radio, Murfreesboro, Tennessee, October 2, 2017 Last Friday (9/29/2017) a special historical marker was placed on the new Rutherford County parking garage built to accommodate the new Judicial Center.  County Historian Greg Tucker noted this was to document the historical significance that piece of land has had on Murfreesboro.…

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MTSU Faculty Spotlight: Louis Kyriakoudes, History

Freya Cartwright, September 27, 2017 Today, the Student Voice is meeting up with Dr. Louis Kyriakoudes of the history department and the Albert Gore Research Center. We’re talking college romance, the tobacco industry, and the experience of history through spoken and written records. Thanks for meeting up with the Voice!…

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