Monday, Feb. 18, 7PM, Madelyn Scales Harris will focus on African American history in Rutherford County
Monday, March 18, 5:30PM
Preserve and Promote OUR local history!
Frank Caperton, January 2, 2019 Who remembers the ‘Tank ‘N’ Tummy’, later the Huddle House at the Buchanan Road Exit and I-24?
The Daily News Journal, October 3, 1972 The James K. Polk Hotel operated at 200 East Main Street, current site of SunTrust bank, from 1927 till razed in 1977.
The Daily News Journal, March 30, 1975 We have a new feature – a ‘Lookie what I Found’ section containing news, articles and fun stuff from recent history. Do YOU remember the old Bavarian Lounge once located at the Holiday Inn, Old Fort Pkwy. and I-24???
Ken Beck, the Murfreesboro Post, December 26, 2018 “And now friends we present Uncle Dave Macon, the Dixie Dewdrop, with his plug hat, gold teeth, chin whiskers, gates-ajar color and that million-dollar Tennessee smile. Let her go Uncle Dave!” To his sons and grandchildren he was known as “Pap,” but…
Wendi Watts, The Daily News Journal, August 30, 1998 Did ‘Holly Golightly’ of “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” fame have a Murfreesboro connection?
The Daily News Journal, August 30, 1998 We have a new feature – a ‘Lookie what I Found’ section containing news, articles and fun stuff from recent history. Do YOU recognize any from our recent history???
The Daily News Journal, August 30, 1998 We have a new feature – a ‘Lookie what I Found’ section containing news, articles and fun stuff from recent history. I was browsing through the August 30, 1998 edition of the DNJ and came across RCHS members Jason & Elise Simmons –…
Each Saturday morning a dedicated group of local historians gather at the Ransom School House for what we call ‘Coffee & Conversation’. We call the regulars the ‘Ransom Rowdies‘. Stop by one Saturday morning and you too entered as a newest member of the elite Ransom Rowdies!
St. Louis Post Dispatch, March 1, 1959 Did ‘Holly Golightly’ of “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” fame have a Murfreesboro connection? Click on the above photo to enlarge.
Jason Reynolds, The Murfreesboro Post, December 20, 2018 A house dating to the late 1800s has been lovingly restored and found new life. Murfreesboro real estate broker Bill Jakes held an open house and ribbon-cutting on Monday, December 10 for the house at 305 North Highland Ave. that is his new realty…
Curt Anderson, The Daily News Journal, February 10, 1985 A group of local history buffs who say the contributions of “Rutherford County’s George Washington” have been largely forgotten want to name an area around the Courthouse for the surveyor who laid out Murfreesboro. An examination into the work of hugh…
Jason Reynolds, The Murfreesboro Post, December 11, 2018 No one knows quite how long the Walking Eagles breakfast club has been meeting, but all agree it has been 20 years or so. Now, the club that was based at Reeves-Sain is meeting at Bojangles’ Famous Chicken ‘n Biscuits on Memorial…
The pics from Central High School have been ‘rescued’ from the recently closed Reeves-Sain Drug Store!!! Much appreciation to the management (former) of Reeves-Sain and Dr. John Ash of Murfreesboro’s Central Magnet School.
WKRN TV, December 4, 2018
Susan Harber, The Daily News Journal, December 3, 2018 German immigrant Private Daniel Miller held Federal guard duty on Fortress Rosecrans for a year and a half (Oct. 1863-April 1864) following the Stones River battle. With incredible detective work by Dr. Homer and Mable Pittard, a startling discovery was made…
Ransom School House, December 1, 2018 The 2018 Rutherford County Historical Society Christmas Open House saw more then 200 visitors Saturday night!
Old Jefferson, Near Smyrna, Tennessee, December 1, 2018 Yes, it rained and rained, still, Toby Francis led a tour of ‘Old Jefferson’. BTW, ‘Old Jefferson’ was the county seat of Rutherford County from 1803 till 1811.
Vice President George H.W. Bush visited Middle Tennessee State University, August 29, 1988, prior to defeating Michael Dukakis in the 1988 presidential election.
Mike Bickford, Screen Art, November 28, 2018