A view from the Top (Murfreesboro’s City Center)

Frank Caperton, The Rutherford County Historical Society, August 18, 2012 I was invited and honored to take a tour of the ‘penthouse’ atop Murfreesboro’s City Center.  Hard to believe the 16-story City Center was completed in 1988 at a height of (approximately) 180 feet. Erin Edgemon, The Murfreesboro Post, April…

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“Bridge Over Broad”

Many thanks to the Middle Tennessee Drone Pilots for sharing these wonderful pics from this weekend’s closure of Old Fort Pkwy. and Broad Street – a 60,000-car-a-day intersection… Please give Middle Tennessee Drone Pilots a ‘like’ at http://www.facebook.com/mtdptn/

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How the Greenway got its Start

Sally Smith, MTSU Intern, Albert Gore Research Center, July 7, 2017 With the May 18th announcement of an extension of the Murfreesboro Greenway System toward Barfield Park, it is an appropriate time to reflect on the 1980 environmental statement that would contribute to the construction of Murfreesboro’s thirteen miles of Greenway.…

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How would you like to have a picnic with history?

The Daily News Journal, July 6, 2017 MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Mark your calendars for Oakland’s July Jamboree Summer Picnic on the grounds featuring The Knott Brothers Band, all-you-can-eat fried catfish and chicken and spirits by Prichard’s Distillery. The summer picnic-style party will be held at 6:30 p.m. Friday, July 14,…

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