Heritage Center of Murfreesboro and Rutherford County

The Heritage Center of Murfreesboro and Rutherford County serves as a visitor orientation center that tells Rutherford County's most powerful and compelling stories through permanent and temporary exhibits. The Center is also a learning lab for MTSU students.

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. Over 1,500 farms have been recognized, with at least one farm in each of Tennessee's counties.

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, empowers students and educators to shape their own learning experiences by engaging the world through primary sources.

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.

The American Democracy Project

The American Democracy Project at MTSU is the Middle Tennessee chapter of a multi-campus initiative focused on preparing the next generation of informed, engaged citizens for our democracy. (Photo by J. Intintoli, MTSU Creative and Visual Services.)
Fall Fieldwork Underway

Fall Fieldwork Underway

Fieldwork is underway for the Fall semester. This week Dr. Stacey Graham, Lydia Simpson (Programs Manager), and Ashley Brown (Fieldwork Coordinator) visited the Gallatin City Cemetery in Sumner County. Gallatin City Cemetery was officially founded in 1802, boasts a Mexican-American War Memorial, and is the final resting place for Governor William Trousdale.
Summer 2016 Common BOnd

Summer 2016 Common BOnd

Take a look at our Summer 2016 Common Bond newsletter. This issue features former graduate research assistant Blythe Semmer, explores recent developments at the Harvey McLemore House Museum in Franklin, showcases the Northeast Nashville History Project, and reviews the Memphis Massacre Symposium.
Shiloh Rosenwald School Museum

Shiloh Rosenwald School Museum

The Shiloh Community Restoration Foundation held the dedication of the Shiloh Rosenwald School Museum on August 12, 2016. The school was one of the first built as a partnership between Booker T. Washington and Julius Rosenwald.