About Us

Mission:  The Rutherford County Archaeological Society serves to educate and foster a deeper appreciation of archaeology, to demonstrate the importance of archaeological research, and to promote the stewardship, preservation, and protection of our cultural resources. The Rutherford County Archaeological Society…

Old City Cemetery Project

    Bringing Back a Special Place The historic site now known as Murfreesboro’s “Old City Cemetery” is located on the 300 block of E. Vine street. It is the oldest historic site in Murfreesboro and encompasses the buried archaeological…

Meetings

November Meeting! Saturday, Nov.27 at Oaklands Mansion Event Room 900 N. Maney Ave., Murfreesboro, TN 37130 12:30pm  Meet and Greet, 1:00pm  Presentation We are happy to announce our “Thankshistory” November Meeting featuring archaeologist Dr. Andrew Wyatt, Associate Professor of Anthropology…

Trowel Talk

Happy New Year! Website updating is forthcoming!

Happy New Year! We hope 2022 allows for a few more meetings and activities! Thank you for your continued interest and support for the Rutherford County Archaeological Society. It is very much appreciated. In the next few weeks we will…

“Thankshistory” November Meeting

November Meeting! Saturday, Nov.27 at Oaklands Mansion Event Room 900 N. Maney Ave., Murfreesboro, TN 37130 12:30pm  Meet and Greet, 1:00pm  Presentation We are happy to announce our “Thankshistory” November Meeting featuring archaeologist Dr. Andrew Wyatt, Associate Professor of Anthropology…

Public Open Day at the Old City Cemetery! Sunday, October 24, 2:00-4:30PM

 Be at a place where you can experience the earliest days of Murfreesboro! Please join the Rutherford County Archaeological Society (RCAS) as we host another Public Open Day on Sunday, October 24 from 2:00 to 4:30PM at the “Old City…