Lydia Simpson and Laura Holder represented the Tennessee Civil War National Heritage Area (TCWNHA) at a meeting for all National Heritage Area programs operated by the Southeast Regional Office of the National Park Service. The gathering took place from January 10th to 12th at the Arabia … Continue reading
Teaching with Primary Sources–MTSU will be offering an educator workshop, “Defining Citizenship: Strategies for Teaching Civics with Primary Sources,” on Friday, February 17th, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Heritage Center of Murfreesboro and Rutherford County. This workshop will include guest speaker Dr. Mary Evins, research … Continue reading
In November, the Heritage Center of Murfreesboro and Rutherford County opened a new exhibit, “Home Grown to Nationally Known: The Artistic Legacies of Murfreesboro.” This exhibit was created by … Continue reading
The Tennessee Civil War National Heritage Area (TCWNHA) was proud to be one of the major supporters of “Memories of a Massacre: Memphis in 1866, a Symposium Exploring Slavery, Emancipation, and Reconstruction.” The event took place at the University of Memphis from May 20-21, 2016, and featured excellent … Continue reading
Coordinated by the CHP’s American Democracy Project, two titans of the Civil Rights Movement will discuss present-day civil rights challenges as part of the annual Constitution Day events at MTSU.
“No Voice, No Choice: The Voting Rights Act at 50” will be the topic of a Sept. 17 program featuring … Continue reading