Loafer’s Rest, Smyrna, TN

This photo was taken looking southeast, towards Murfreesboro down old Highway 41 (Old Nashville Hwy.) near the intersection of of Rock Springs Road.  Note the white sign in the right side of Old Nashville Hwy., “Sam Davis Home’.

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Small town soldier has big impact

The Murfreesboro Post, May 31, 2016 The Tucker family moved to Rutherford County in the 1930s, settling in La Vergne.  Clifford Tucker, the son of a farrier (blacksmith), lived out his adolescent years in the Jefferson Pike area – at that point, only a couple of homes had been built…

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Smyrna’s Sewart Air Force Base Highway Dedication

Frank Caperton, May 30, 2016, the Old Sewart Air Force Base It was hot and breezy this Memorial Day, still the festivities contained warmth and memories as approximately 150 people gathered to dedicate a portion of Sam Ridley Blvd. in Smyrna (TN) as the Sewart Air Force Base Highway.

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Eliza Ransom Clothing Reproduction Project

Ransom School House, 717 North Academy Street, Murfreesboro, Tennessee The Ransom Schoolhouse and Museum, Murfreesboro, Tennessee The RCHS hosted a Tea, April 6, 2016, honoring MTSU Professor Virginia Donnell for her work creating the reproduction of teacher Eliza Ransom’s attire. Dr. Donnell’s dress will be on permanent display at the…

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Stones River Battlefield Visitors, 1958

Throwback Thursday from the Stones River National Battlefield Face Book page (www.facebook.com/StonesRiverNPS): Here’s a blast from the past and a ‪#‎FindYourPark‬ moment all rolled into one shared by visitor R.H. Fleming.  These are 1958 pics of young Mr. Fleming (he’s the little guy) and his family visiting the battlefield where…

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