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…

Continue reading

County gears up for its 205th birthday

Michelle Willard, The Murfreesboro Post, September 8, 2008 Living history events planned for October As Rutherford County prepares to celebrate its 205th birthday in October, the Heritage Partnership of Rutherford County gears up for 2008 Rutherford County Month. “Rutherford County Month is a working example of how we can create…

Continue reading

Spring at Evergreen Cemetery

Carol Robertson White, The Murfreesboro Post, April 17, 2008 Murfreesboro Post reader Carol White took this beautiful spring photo at historic Evergreen Cemetery where the dogwoods are in full bloom.

Continue reading

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,…

Continue reading

New group advocates historic preservation

Erin Edgemon, The Murfreesboro Post, January 7, 2007 A county wide organization with a mission to educate, advocate for and ensure the preservation of Rutherford County’s culture and history is seeking members. The demolition of the antebellum Hiram Jenkins House this summer and the encroachment of MTSU on historic downtown…

Continue reading