Black History Month Event

Frank Caperton, February 15, 2020, The Murfreesboro Post More than 125 guests at Murfreesboro’s Patterson Park enjoy exhibits, food, music and a special program sponsored by the African American Heritage Society of Rutherford County. The program featured members of the local African American community. The Stones River National Battlefield has…

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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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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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