Experience History and Gourmet Dining at Oaklands Mansion's Cicadas Soiree

Jun 14, 2024 at 10:14 am by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN - One of the larger fundraisers of the year for Oaklands Mansion is nearing... That was Oaklands Mansion Executive Director James Manning. The Cicadas Soire.... Read More

Juneteenth Independence Day at Historic Bradley Academy

Jun 10, 2024 at 12:05 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN – Coming up this Saturday, June 15th... That was Murfreesboro Parks & Rec. Assistant Director Thomas Laird. Juneteenth Independence Day, also know.... Read More

A Glimpse into Murfreesboro’s Past: The History of Oaklands Mansion

May 23, 2024 at 12:41 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN - In the 1800s, Murfreesboro was much smaller than it is today. Looking back to 1818, when the first section of Oaklands Mansion was built, the town had a pop.... Read More

Preserving the Past: Murfreesboro's Benevolent Cemetery and Its Storied Legacy

May 06, 2024 at 08:29 pm by WGNS News

  MURFREESBORO, TN - An almost hidden plot of land along the railroad tracks and next to the bridge on South Church Street near Middle Tennessee Boulevard in Murfreesbor.... Read More

Reduced Visitor Center Operations at Stones River National Battlefield

Jan 03, 2024 at 11:13 pm by WGNS News

Murfreesboro, TN - Beginning on Tuesday January 9, 2024, Stones River National Battlefield will offer reduced services in the visitor center while contractors replace car.... Read More

UPDATE: 2023 Wreaths Across America at Stones River National Cemetery

Dec 13, 2023 at 01:17 am by WGNS News

Murfreesboro, TN – On Saturday, December 16, 2023, members of the Rutherford County community, as well as attendees from well outside of the local area, will gather at S.... Read More

Civil War Reenactors & Music 11AM & 2PM Saturday-Sunday

Oct 12, 2023 at 10:01 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Music has always been a vital and meaningful part of the Battle at Stones River. There was an eery feeling as the sun began to set on December 30, 18.... Read More

Historical Society Meets 7:00PM This Monday

Feb 18, 2023 at 08:20 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) Civil War historians won't want to miss this month's RUTHERFORD COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY's meeting in Maney Hall at Oaklands Mansion, 900 N. Maney Ave. Retired.... Read More

City of Murfreesboro and the American Battlefield Trust reach agreement on former General Electric property at 2150 NW Broad Street

Jul 26, 2022 at 08:20 pm by WGNS

The Murfreesboro Parks and Rec. Department is moving forward with the addition of park property along NW Broad Street, after coming to an agreement to purchase 42-acres of l.... Read More

Local Author Releases New Novel about a female who battled in the Civil War - There were over 200 documented women who dressed as men to go into battle in the 1800's

Jan 25, 2022 at 07:21 am by WGNS

A local author has written a new book that involves the Civil War era. What makes his book quite fascinating, is that the story revolves around a woman fighting in the wars on.... Read More
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History in Middle Tennessee and Fort Negley to be Discussed in Murfreesboro on Saturday

Nov 23, 2021 at 07:45 am by WGNS

Click above photo to see more pictures. Rutherford County Archaeological Society (RCAS) to host a Special Presentation this SaturdayThe Rutherford County Archaeological Societ.... Read More

Talking history and looking back to the Civil War and the Battles that took place in Rutherford County, TN

Jan 04, 2021 at 09:08 am by Producer

Today we dived into the history of Rutherford County,  including a look back at the Civil War. Our guest were historians Gloria Christy and Pettus Read.  You can ge.... Read More

Buoyed by federal and state grants, the American Battlefield Trust successfully raised more than $4 million to secure a key property that connects previously separated wings of Stones River N

Dec 16, 2020 at 06:00 am by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, Tenn.) – Once considered lost to the forces of development, a 42-acre property at the heart of the Stones River Battlefield will be preserved forever.... Read More