UPCOMING EVENTS —Downtown Murfreesboro
September is Tennessee’s official “Archaeology Awareness Month” and RCAS will have a space downtown Murfreesboro “on the square” with the Main Street Farmer’s Market on Saturday, September 18 from 8:00am – noon. Please come by and see us and our exhibits!
October We are hosting a special “Open Day at the Old City Cemetery” on Sunday, October 24 from 2:00 to 4:30pm. At 2:30 we will have a brief ceremony with the Rutherford County chapter of the Association for the Preservation of Tennessee Antiquities (APTA) who will be unveiling their Historic marker made especially for the site. RCAS will also be adding a long-overdue National Register of Historic Places plaque. We will have exhibits about the Old First Presbyterian Church, cemetery history, archaeology, and our historic preservation project. The perimeter of the site of the Old First Presbyterian Church will be outlined. Soldiers’ graves and other selected graves of individuals and families will be featured with a self-guided tour. Please come celebrate with us and be at a place where you can experience some of the earliest history of Murfreesboro and Rutherford County.