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UPDATE: Company wants to build distribution center on battlefield - Friends of Stones River Battlefield say no
UPDATE: Company wants to build distribution center on battlefield - Friends of Stones River Battlefield say no

UPDATE WITH AUDIO / INTERVIEW: Friends of the Stones River Battlefield are not exactly happy about a brand-new distribution center moving into the battlefield area in Murfreesboro. The property in question is at 2150 Northwest Broad Street.

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Stones River National Battlefield offers lantern tours
Stones River National Battlefield offers lantern tours

The Stones River National Battlefield offers lantern tours of the Stones River National Cemetery during the summer months, with the next tour scheduled for June 18 at 7:45 p.m.

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Walmart in Murfreesboro Recognized by Friends of Stones River National Battlefield
Walmart in Murfreesboro Recognized by Friends of Stones River National Battlefield

Ed Davis, Director of Special Projects and Mike Liles, President of the Friends of Stones River National Battlefield presented to Walmart and Store Manager Tim Fox a Certificate of Appreciation for all their help this past 'Cleanup Day at the Park' last month on April 16.

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Tourism to Stones River National Battlefield creates $20.6 Million in Economic Benefits
Tourism to Stones River National Battlefield creates $20.6 Million in Economic Benefits

A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that nearly 265,000 visitors to Stones River National Battlefield in 2015 spent $15.2 Million in communities near the park. That spending supported 242 jobs in the local area and had a cumulative benefit to the local economy of $20.6 Million.

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Friends of Stones River National Battlefield use Grant to Remember African American History
Friends of Stones River National Battlefield use Grant to Remember African American History

The Friends of Stones River National Battlefield have been awarded the National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF) "Every Day Event" Grant for 2016.

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Black History Celebration at the Stones River National Battlefield
Black History Celebration at the Stones River National Battlefield

The African American Heritage Society of Rutherford County, the Friends of the Stones River National Battlefield and the Stones River National Battlefield are joining together to celebrate Black History Month with a series of special events.

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Stones River Battlefield invites 4th graders to visit the park
Stones River Battlefield invites 4th graders to visit the park

During the month of September, Stones River National Battlefield invites all 4th grade students to visit the park as part of the White House's Every Kid in a Park program.

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MTSU's Huber will speak May 24 at Stones River Battlefield Memorial Day event
MTSU's Huber will speak May 24 at Stones River Battlefield Memorial Day event

Retired Lt. Gen. Keith M. Huber, MTSU's senior adviser for veterans and leadership initiatives, will be speaking during the 1:30 p.m. Sunday, May 24, Stones River National Battlefield and Cemetery events to commemorate Memorial Day.

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Tourism to Stones River National Battlefield creates $20,660,500 in Economic Benefits
Tourism to Stones River National Battlefield creates $20,660,500 in Economic Benefits

A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 272,500 visitors to Stones River National Battlefield in 2014 spent $15,282,000 in communities near the park. That spending supported 246 jobs in the local area and had a cumulative benefit to the local economy of $20,660,000.

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VOLUNTEER This Weekend
VOLUNTEER This Weekend

Stones River National Battlefield and eleven local partners will host a major volunteer event on Saturday April 11, 2015 that will kick-off our community's celebration of the National Park Service Centennial.

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Music played a major role in the civil war in Rutherford County
Music played a major role in the civil war in Rutherford County

From the battlefield to the home front, music played an important role in the lives of Americans as they struggled through four years of civil war.

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Help clean the Stones River National Battlefield and Old Fort Park
Help clean the Stones River National Battlefield and Old Fort Park

Lunch will be provided by Walmart and the Friends of Stones River National Battlefield.

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National Parks locations in Murfreesboro and Tennessee are very popular
National Parks locations in Murfreesboro and Tennessee are very popular

They are some of Tennessee’s most pristine areas, and a new study shows National Parks are not just great places to spend the day but also major drivers of the local economy.

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7,000 American Flags to be Placed at Headstones in the Stones River National Battlefield
7,000 American Flags to be Placed at Headstones in the Stones River National Battlefield

Scouting and other youth groups are invited to place flags on more than 7,000 headstones in Stones River National Cemetery.

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Heavy Smoke In Thompson Lane Area Near River--Prescribed Battlefield Burn.
Heavy Smoke In Thompson Lane Area Near River--Prescribed Battlefield Burn.

Persons in the Riverbend area and along Thompson Lane near the river were concerned Thursday with the heavy smoke in the air.

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Stones River Battlefield Sees Large Crowd as Reenactors Hit the Fields in Murfreesboro
Stones River Battlefield Sees Large Crowd as Reenactors Hit the Fields in Murfreesboro
The park drew a sizeable crowd as actors playing the role of troops in the midst of a battle set up tents, fired weapons and forged for food. 
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Special Event This Weekend at Stones River Battlefield
Special Event This Weekend at Stones River Battlefield
Stones River National Battlefield will present living history demonstrations featuring the Seventh Tennessee Cavalry, CSA on Saturday and Sunday - November 2-3, 2013.  
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LaVergne's role in the Civil War to be remembered
LaVergne's role in the Civil War to be remembered
The La Vergne Public Library is commemorating the sesquicentennial of the Civil War with multiple special events, guest speakers, and presentations from February 16-23. 
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