RCAS In May: Displays and Artifacts at Oaklands Mansion, Sunday, May 7, 10AM-4PM
The Rutherford County Archaeological Society(RCAS) will be sharing the past with the public as a participant at Oaklands Mansion’s “Free Day” on Sunday, May 7, 2023 from 10am until 4pm. Admission to tour Oaklands Mansion is free on this day! We will be on site sharing archaeological displays and artifacts. Please come by and see how the past is present in Rutherford County!
Here is some information from the OaklandsMansion.org website:
It doesn’t matter if you are new to Murfreesboro, a long-time resident, or you are just passing through, you are invited to visit Oaklands Mansion and grounds for free on Sunday, May 7, 2023. Oaklands Mansion will be open from 10:00AM – 4:00PM for self-guided tours. Signage inside the house explains the evolution of the historic site. Originally constructed as a frontier homestead, the structure evolved into a plantation house that was ultimately adapted to serve as a house museum. Staff and volunteers will be here to meet you and answer questions.
Members of the African American Heritage Society of Rutherford County, the Center for Chinese Music and Culture, Murfreesboro Little Theatre, the Murfreesboro Muslim Youth and the Rutherford County Archeological Society will also be on site to welcome you to Free Day.
Gardeners from Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation will be at the community vegetable garden from 10:00AM – 2:00PM. Oaklands Park is a native tree arboretum that includes walking trails, gardens and wetlands. Oaklands Park is open daily from dawn until dusk. Oaklands Mansion is owned and operated by Oaklands Association, Inc. a 501 (c)(3) non-profit educational organization.
There is no charge to attend Free Day. The museum store will be open for gift shopping. For more information visit http://www.oaklandsmansion.org. You can also find Oaklands Mansion on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.