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 historic and prehistoric cultural resources. The Rutherford…

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

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!

Welcome to our website!

February 1, 2018   We are so glad you are here!  We have a new look thanks to our web “stylist” and coordinator Peggy Paulson.  We have more information and more photos (even more to come!).  Our newer categories include Projects,…