Rutherford County Archaeological Society

Category: Trowel Talk


October 26 Meeting to Feature Tennessee State Archaeologist

We have a very special speaker for our October 2019 meeting, Tennessee State Archaeologist and Director, Tennessee Division of Archaeology, Mike C. Moore. Please plan on attending Saturday, October 26, noon, at the Heritage Center, 225 W. College St., Murfreesboro,…

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New Project: Oaklands Mansion Cellar Excavation Begins

At the request of the Oaklands Association and James Manning, director of Oaklands Mansion, excavations of the Mansion’s backyard cellar began last weekend, June 8-9, 2019. The 8.5′ x 10.2’ cellar, which has a depth of 4.6’, was in use…

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Old City Cemetery News–Geophysical Research!

I am happy to announce that geophysical research will begin this week, June 11-13, 2019  at the site of the Old First Presbyterian Church, its original burying ground, and the city’s original public cemetery, now collectively called “the Old City…

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OLD CITY CEMETERY PUBLIC OPEN DAY, MAY 27, 10AM TO 2:00PM

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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…

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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…

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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!

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