Wreaths Across America

Saturday, December 14, 2019, Stones River National Cemetery The second Saturday of each December features the annual ‘Wreaths Across America’ at the Stones River National Battlefield and National Cemetery. This emotional tribute to our veterans who made the definitive sacrifice occurs at more than 1,100 cemeteries across America. The Stones…

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Olde Towne Brass at Oaklands Mansion

July 13, 2019, Oaklands Mansion, Murfreesboro, Tennessee The time was 0400, 13 July, 1862. The place was the Maney Plantation, north of the sleepy town of Murfreesborough, Tennessee. Colonel Nathan Bedford Forrest used surprise, daring and military genius to surprise and defeated the 9th Michigan in the shadow of Oaklands…

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GE sale for battlefield preservation expected by October

July 9, 2019, The Murfreesboro Post, Jason Reynolds The sale of the GE/O’Reilly distribution center to a battlefield preservation coalition is still pending and should happen by the fall, a state official said, and a preservation organization is collecting money to make the deal happen. Nina Scall, director for programs…

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