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 … Continue reading
Coming up are two free events that explore an untold chapter in Nashville’s history. Organized 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