2017 Volunteer of the Year Banquet

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We had another successful Volunteer of the Year banquet as the Friends of the Stones River National Battlefield honored several outstanding Battlefield volunteers. The volunteers of the Stones River National Battlefield display dedication and heart of service each day by performing task that otherwise would require more Battlefield personal thus…

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Auto parts distribution or historic preservation?

Sam Stockard, The Murfreesboro Post, October 17, 2017 More than 150 years after Union and Confederate troops shed blood here, Friends of Stones River National Battlefield is waging its own fight: an effort to forge a partnership with Murfreesboro for the purchase of a proposed O’Reilly Auto Parts distribution site.…

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Hallowed Grounds Lantern Tour

Stones River National Cemetery, September 23, 2017 Ranger Jim Lewis led the hour-long walk by lantern light through Stones River National Cemetery.  Living history enthusiasts portrayed soldiers and the families of soldiers involved at the second Battle of Murfreesboro, also known as the Battle of Stones River.  

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