Smyrna’s Sam Davis Home is Civil War gem

Mike West, The Murfreesboro Post, April 19, 2009 Next to Stones River National Battlefield, the Sam Davis Home in Smyrna is probably the most interesting and best-preserved Civil War site in Rutherford County. Born on Oct. 6, 1842 in Rutherford County, Sam Davis grew up in the upper middle class…

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Bradley Academy Museum celebrates the African American female

The Murfreesboro Post, March 11, 2009 During the month of April, Bradley Academy Museum and Cultural Center will present The African American Female Experience, which is a month-long celebration of the African American female and the essence of who she is. The African American female has suffered, endured, struggled, and…

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Bradley Academy member drive, history initiatives

The Murfreesboro Post, February 1, 2009 As part of its celebration of 200 years, Bradley Academy Museum and Cultural Center will initiate three new projects during the month of February. The center will kick off its first museum membership drive, begin an African American Cemetery Identification project and also initiate…

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Top 10:Bradley Academy to celebrate its bicentennial

Michelle Willard, The Murfreesboro Post, January 11, 2009 Historic treasure marks start of education here Murfreesboro’s oldest school celebrates its bicentennial this year and Bradley Academy Historical Association kicked off the special occasion Saturday to lead up to a yearlong celebration. “This year is our 200th year celebration in education,”…

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Bradley Academy’s bicentennial to kick off Jan. 10

The Murfreesboro Post, January 3, 2009 Bradley Academy is kicking off the bicentennial celebration of the historical building Saturday, Jan. 10 at 8 .m. with a country ham breakfast. The breakfast is a prelude to a yearlong celebration of the legacy of Bradley Academy and heritage of the citizens of…

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Top 10: When the Boro was state capital

The Murfreesboro Post, October 19, 2008 From 1819 to 1826 Murfreesboro was state capitol of Tennessee. During that time span, few other towns exceeded its importance. While some of those important moments are nearly forgotten, some of them still remain significant from a historic point of view. It is important…

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Bradley Academy gets $50,000

The Murfreesboro Post, October 30, 2007 Rutherford County state legislators presented a $50,000 grant to the Bradley Academy Museum recently. The funds will help renovate the museum. From left are board member Linda Hardymon, state Rep. Kent Coleman, board member Margaret Davis, state Sen. Jim Tracy, board chair Katie Wilson,…

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