Group gives up fight to save McCulloch House

Erin Edgemon, The Daily News Journal, July 28, 2006 The Friends of Stones River National Battlefield have halted attempts to purchase the pre-Civil War McCulloch House and save it from demolition. After an assessment completed by the Center for Historic Preservation at MTSU, it was determined that the house — originally…

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Hiram Jenkins House – Demolished…

From: the Tennessee Preservation Trust Since 1853, this handsome two-story Greek Revival house has stood firm – surviving a war that came to its front door and passing through successive decades of more peaceful changes. But recently, the march of ‘progress’ has brought a new interstate interchange very near to…

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Jenkins home among most endangered

Erin Edgemon, The Murfreesboro Post, May 22, 2006 Murfreesboro’s Hiram Jenkins House is listed as one of the most endangered historic places in the state by the Tennessee Preservation Trust. The non-profit historic preservation organization included the house at 1556 Gresham Lane on its annual “Ten in Tennessee Endangered List” for the…

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Feeling the Power of Percy Priest

Doug Davis, The Rutherford Courier, April 22, 2004 Area gave up 16,500 acres for fed project J. Percy Priest Lake offers bountiful recreational opportunities for residents of Rutherford County and visitors to the area. “The total visits to the lake in 2003, including areas managed by concessionaires or the state…

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