First Rutherford Apartments product of Family Strife

Greg Tucker, Rutherford for Real, Page 31 The parents disagreed about the daughter’s fiance, so they demolished their house on East main, sold the backyard to a local farmer, and built the county’s first apartment building. In the early 1900’s Thomas B. Cannon was learning the retail business as a…

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WHITTLE: Courting Wall played significant role in Lascassas lore

Dan Whittle, The Murfreesboro Post, June 24, 2012 There’s the “Wailing Wall” of Israel, the “Great Wall of China” and the infamous, inhumane “Berlin Wall” of Germany.But none have had the local impact of the “Courting Wall” of Lascassas, a never-incorporated rural village tucked serenely in the north-eastern corner of…

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2011 Awards Banquet

With some nearly 60 members of the Society gathering on the pleasant evening of November 12, the 2011 Annual Society Banquet was held at the East Main Church of Christ Annex.  We express our very warmest thanks to the Church for their wonderful hospitality in allowing us to gather in such…

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Old Jefferson was a Stones River port

Dan Whittle, The Murfreesboro Post, July 10, 2011 Jefferson Springs flourished 100 years later Cabins lined Stones River at Jefferson Springs, a health resort in the early 1900s.Multiple trading posts had served as economic hubs of commerce on the river 100 years earlier at what is now called Old Jefferson.…

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