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

RCAS UPDATE ON MEETINGS AND ACTIVITIES  We miss you!   Hello RCAS members and friends! We sure do miss seeing you!  We miss getting together, having our meetings, our annual June field trip to volunteer at MTSU’s Castalian Springs excavation (it…

Trowel Talk

We miss you!

We miss you!   Hello RCAS members and friends! We sure do miss seeing you!  We miss getting together, having our meetings, our annual June field trip to volunteer at MTSU’s Castalian Springs excavation (it was also canceled by MTSU), and…

April Meeting Canceled!

April Meeting: Due to Coronavirus Covid-19  health safety measures, there will be no April Meeting. Future Meetings: We will resume our meetings when it is once again safe to do so. Please stay safe and we look forward to seeing…

BLACK CAT CAVE FEATURED AT FEB. 22 MEETING

Have you ever been in a cave with windows and a fireplace? Black Cat Cave is a Murfreesboro legend with a hidden past – it served as a sacred burial ground for Native Americans more than 5000 years ago, and…