The Heritage Center of Murfreesboro and Rutherford County

The Heritage Center of Murfreesboro and Rutherford County, located just off the courthouse square at 225 West College Street in Murfreesboro, explores the rich history of the area through exhibits and public programs and serves as a learning laboratory for MTSU students. Students completed an online version of the new music exhibit.

Tennessee Century Farms

Since 1985, the Center for Historic Preservation has honored the dedication and contributions of families who have owned and farmed the same land for at least 100 years. More than 1,700 farms have been recognized, with at least one farm in each of Tennessee's counties. This is a 1952 photo from the Halbert Farm in Wilson County.

Teaching with Primary Sources

Teaching with Primary Sources--Middle Tennessee State University, a program of the Library of Congress administered for Tennessee educators by the CHP, holds workshops across the state for K-12 teachers and librarians. Summer institutes link primary sources with historic sites.

Tennessee Civil War National Heritage Area

As a program of the Center for Historic Preservation, Tennessee Civil War National Heritage Area provides leadership and support to organizations across the state, creating opportunities for education, interpretation, preservation, and economic development.

Professional Services Partnerships

Need assistance with developing your historic resources? Apply for one of our Professional Services Partnerships! The first deadline for proposals is June 1, 2017.
Announcing New Professional Services Partnerships

Announcing New Professional Services Partnerships

The June 1 deadline for our Professional Services Partnerships is quickly approaching! Organizations seeking assistance with developing their historic resources are encouraged to apply. The partnerships will provide communities with an opportunity to take advantage of our staff and graduate research assistants’ expertise at no cost.
Spring 2017 Common Bond

Spring 2017 Common Bond

The Spring 2017 issue of Common Bond, our quarterly newsletter, is online. Features include our Formers' Corner video, a student's presentation at the Colonial Williamsburg Antiques Forum, our new Professional Services Partnerships program, and our TPS--MTSU outreach efforts. Remember, you can keep up with all of our news via Facebook.
Teaching with Primary Sources--MTSU 2017 Summer Institute

Teaching with Primary Sources--MTSU 2017 Summer Institute

"Building Community in the Age of Jim Crow," the 2017 Teaching with Primary Sources--MTSU Summer Institute, has a few spots remaining for teachers. The institute will take place from June 13-15 and will combine a hands-on workshop with visits to historic sites, such as Carver High School in Brownsville, which began as a Rosenwald School.