RCHS Monthly Field Trip to Batey Farm

September 11, 2021, Batey Farm The 400 acre Batey Farm, located west of Murfreesboro in the community of Blackman, is the oldest ‘Century Farm’ in Rutherford County having been established in 1807. John L. Batey gave a wonderful tour of the family cemetery, the Batey Farm store, and shared cool,…

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Bloomfield Dairy

Diane Summar Davenport, Froechips, May/June 2021 Bloomfield Acres was a sprawling farmland located less than a half mile from the courthouse. Deed books show the property listed as bound to the north by Lytle Creek and Stones River, to the south by the Franklin Road, and to the east by…

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