Rutherford County Archaeological Society

Category: Trowel Talk


April Meeting Canceled!

April Meeting: Due to Coronavirus Covid-19  health safety measures, there will be no April Meeting. Future Meetings: We will resume our meetings when it is once again safe to do so. Please stay safe and we look forward to seeing…

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BLACK CAT CAVE FEATURED AT FEB. 22 MEETING

Have you ever been in a cave with windows and a fireplace? Black Cat Cave is a Murfreesboro legend with a hidden past – it served as a sacred burial ground for Native Americans more than 5000 years ago, and…

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January 18! Happiness is a warm archaeologist! All are welcome to come and hear presentations about Tennessee archaeology at the annual Current Research in Tennessee Archaeology meeting at MTSU.

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Hot Diggity Dog! Social Gathering on Dec. 14

This year we will be gathering at the Dog Haus Biergarten restaurant, 521 NW Broad St., Murfreesboro for an evening of good food, good drinks, good friends, and great archaeology talk! Come on down and hang out with us anytime…

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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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