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  held at noon on the 4th Saturday of the months of February, April, June, August, October, and early December at the MTSU Heritage Center of Murfreesboro and Rutherford County, 225 W. College St.,…

Trowel Talk

APRIL 18 CEMETERY CLEANING IS CANCELED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER.

OUR CEMETERY CLEANING FOR SATURDAY MORNING, APRIL 13 IS CANCELED DUE TO THE FORECAST FOR INCLEMENT WEATHER. With rain forecast after midnight which will render the grounds even more waterlogged and soggy, it would be  difficult for us to bring…

New Beginnings: First Meeting of 2019

RCAS MEETING POSTPONED TO TOMORROW, SUNDAY AT 2:00pm (NOT NOON) AT THE HERITAGE CENTER! Update: Please join us for our first meeting of 2019 on Sunday, February 24, 2:00pm at the Heritage Center in downtown Murfreesboro, TN. We have two…

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…