December 9, 2021, Murfreesboro City TV Channel 3
The Benevolent Cemetery located off Church Street was covered in brush and broken headstones. Hundreds are buried there including members of the famed Buffalo Soldiers, a black cavalry regiment that fought in various battles including the Spanish-American War. Plans are underway to restore the site and preserve the legacy of the Benevolent Lodge.
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Black History Month, The Benevolent Cemetery