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 site…

Meetings

Please join us! Our free public meetings are usually held on the 4th Saturday of each month at noon at the MTSU Heritage Center of Murfreesboro and Rutherford County, 225 W. College St., Murfreesboro, TN 37130. The Heritage Center is…

Trowel Talk

New Beginnings: First Meeting of 2019

Please join us for our first meeting of 2019 on Saturday, February 23, noon at the Heritage Center in downtown Murfreesboro, TN. We have two great speakers sharing the hour with us. Madeline Laderoute will speak on her archaeobotanical research…

Happy New Year!

Thank you to all who are a part of RCAS, whether through Facebook, our website, a local member, and/or a volunteer. We had a great year with our monthly meeting guest speakers providing excellent presentations, many accomplishments regarding our Old…

ARCHAEOLOGY DAY IS ON! NOV. 3RD! Patterson Park Community Center Gym Family Friendly, something for all ages!

Our free family-friendly event will be Saturday, November 3, 1pm to 4 pm, in the huge indoor gym at the Patterson Park Community Center.  Please see details and flyer under the “Events” section.   See you there!