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Possible Land Swap in the Mix for New Road in Murfreesboro Gateway Zone
Possible Land Swap in the Mix for New Road in Murfreesboro Gateway Zone

Original plans focused on a roadway directly next to New Vision Baptist Church, which the Vanderbilt pediatric clinic will be behind. However, a small swap of land with the Stones River Battlefield...

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TrustPoint Hospital CEO saves Battle of Stones River artifacts from bulldozer
TrustPoint Hospital CEO saves Battle of Stones River artifacts from bulldozer

Archaeology Society, Metal Detecting Club partnership recovers 200+ artifacts from battlefield site...

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Friends of the Stones River National Battlefield Open House
Friends of the Stones River National Battlefield Open House

Thursday, June 23, 2017 saw a gathering of forty fans of Rutherford County's Stones River National Battlefield celebrating the accomplishments of the 'Friends of the Stones River National Battlefield' over the past year.

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Tourism to Stones River National Battlefield creates $27.5 Million in Economic Benefits
Tourism to Stones River National Battlefield creates $27.5 Million in Economic Benefits

A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 346,213 visitors to Stones River National Battlefield in 2016 spent $20.2 million in communities near the park.

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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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Free Programs in October about Rutherford County's role in our nations history
Free Programs in October about Rutherford County's role in our nations history

From prehistoric hunters through the horrors of the Civil War to the change and growth of our more recent past, the stories we share help define us as a community

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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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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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City of Murfreesboro TV Station Wins Award for Stones River National Battlefield Documentary
City of Murfreesboro TV Station Wins Award for Stones River National Battlefield Documentary

The documentary, produced by Communications Specialist Michael Nevills, details the Battle of Stones River and its role on the outcome of the Civil War. 

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Don't Panic: Set burn at the Stones River Battlefield
Don't Panic: Set burn at the Stones River Battlefield

WGNS has received multiple phone calls about the fires. This is a planned Fire Management burn at the battlefield. 

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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 Remembering the 150th Anniversary of the American Civil War - Focusing on Murfreesboro
Special Event Remembering the 150th Anniversary of the American Civil War - Focusing on Murfreesboro
The Rutherford County Historical Society will hold an annual banquet and wine tasting party in celebration of the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War on Saturday night. 
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7.9% Increase in Tourist Spending in Rutherford County
7.9% Increase in Tourist Spending in Rutherford County
Tourism is big business in Rutherford County. According to figures recently released by the Tennessee Department of Tourist Development and the U.S. Travel Association, the county saw an increase of 7.93% in tourist spending from 2011 to 2012.
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