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

Sunday, May 15, 2022 RCAS In May: Displays and Artifacts at Oaklands Mansion, Sunday, May 15 The Rutherford County Archaeological Society(RCAS) will be sharing the past with the public as a participant at Oaklands Mansion’s “Free Day” on Sunday, May…

Trowel Talk

Special Event: RCAS to have artifacts and displays at Oaklands Mansion on Sunday, May 15,2022

The Rutherford County Archaeological Society(RCAS) will be sharing the past with the public as a participant at Oaklands Mansion’s “Free Day” on Sunday., May 15, 2022 from 10am until 4pm. Admission to tour Oaklands Mansion is free on this day!…

Thursday, April 21 Meeting is Online— Tennessee Archaeology, Kevin E. Smith

RCAS APRIL MEETING: Online Presentation by Kevin E. Smith In lieu of an in-person meeting this month, we are happy to announce a live online presentation sponsored by the Tennessee Division of Archaeology. The TDOA has created a new virtual…

Meeting on March 26, 1:00 pm at Oaklands Mansion

The Rutherford County Archaeological Society is excited to host a special presentation for our upcoming meeting, Saturday, March 26 at 1:00 pm at the Oaklands Mansion event room. Doors open at 12:30. Our meetings are free and open to the…