Battlefield preservation effort receives $710K

March 25, 2020, Jason Reynolds, The Murfreesboro Post The coalition of groups trying to add about 48 acres to Stones River National Battlefield received a boost recently when the state awarded it an extra $710,530. The groups have been trying for more than a year to buy the GE factory/O’Reilly…

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Fires planned for Stones River battlefield

January 20, The Murfreesboro Post The staff at Stones River National Battlefield plans to burn about 114 acres of fields and approximately 71 acres of forested area between Jan. 27 and Feb. 7.  These prescribed burns are a part of the park’s Fire Management Plan. The areas to be burned…

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Murfreesboro Was Under Siege 157 New Year’s Ago

January 1, 2020, WGNS Radio (MURFREESBORO) 157-years ago there were cannons aimed at the cupola of our historic Rutherford County Courthouse. Soldiers from both sides took over stately homes and used them for hospitals. This battle, which shaped much of Murfreesboro’s history, began on the last day of 1862 and…

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