Rutherford County (075)

Historic Markers Across Tennessee

 

Rutherford County was created on 1803.

The county seat is in Murfreesboro, TN.,
and the county is 619 sq mi Square Miles in area.

The State Division number is 3 and the County Group is A.



  Click here to visit the Rutherford county home page.

  FIPS Code: 47149

  Information about Rutherford County, Tennessee, from Wikipedia.

  US Census Quick Facts about Rutherford County.

 

There are 91 Historic Markers in Rutherford County.

A Patriotic Pulpit   -   NPS 
  Stones River National Cemetery on the Stones River National Battlefield, Murfreesboro, TN        

A Vast Depot   -   NPS 
  can be reached from Golf Lane (Old Fort Street), along the trail in the Fortress Rosecrans unit of the Stones River National Battlefield, Murfreesboro, TN        

Anchoring the Union Line ~ Hazen's Brigade   -   NPS 
  on Old Nashville Highway, Murfreesboro, TN        

Army of the Cumberland ~ June 23, 1863   -   THC 3A 22
  U.S. 41, Rutherford County, approaching Murfreesboro        

Army of the Cumberland ~ June 24, 1863   -   THC 3A 25
  on Broad Street (U.S. 41), Murfreesboro, TN        

Army of the Cumberland ~ June 24-26, 1863   -   THC 3A 23
  on U.S. 231, Christiana, TN        

Army of the Cumberland ~ June 24-26, 1863   -   THC 3A 24
  on Murfreesboro Highway (U.S. 41), Christiana, TN        

Battle at Stones River   -   NPS 
  in the Fortress Rosecrans unit of the Stones River National Battlefield, adjacent to the Old Fort city park, Murfreesboro, TN        

Battle at Stones River ~ December 31, 1862 - January 2, 1863   -   NPS 
  at the General Bragg Trailhead of the Greenway Trail Park System on West College Street, Murfreesboro, TN        

Battle at Stones River ~ December 31, 1862 - January 2, 1863   -   NPS 
  at the Visitor Center of Stones River National Battlefield at the intersection of Old Nashville Highway and Park Road, Murfreesboro, TN        

Battle at Stones River ~ December 31, 1862 - January 2, 1863   -   NPS 
  at the Rosecrans Headquarters site within the Stones River Battlefield Park on Old Nashville Highway, Murfreesboro, TN        

Battle at Stones River ~ December 31, 1862 - January 2, 1863   -   NPS 
  Stones River National Battlefield on West College Street, Murfreesboro, TN        

Battle at Stones River ~ December 31, 1862 - January 2, 1863   -   NPS 
  the Redoubt Brannan trailhead for the Stones River Greenway trail on West College Street, Murfreesboro, TN        

Battle at Stones River ~ December 31, 1862 - January 2, 1863   -   NPS 
  stop six, McFadden's Ford, in Stones River National Battlefield, Murfreesboro, TN        

Battle at Stones River ~ Fateful Decisions at Stones River   -    
  Trailhead of the Greenway Trail Park System on West College Street, Murfreesboro, TN        

Battle of Milton   -   THC 3A 107
  on Lascassas Pike, Milton, TN        

Battle of Murfreesboro   -   THC 3A 44
  TN 96, Rutherford County, west of Murfreesboro        

Battle of Murfreesboro ~ Jan. 2, 1863   -   THC 3A 45
  at the intersection of New Nashville Highway (U.S. 41) and Van Cleeve Lane, Murfreesboro, TN        

Black Fox Camp Spring   -   THC 3A 162
  is at the intersection of Murfreesboro Highway (U.S. 41) and Red Mile Road, Murfreesboro, TN        

Bradley Academy   -   THC 3A 73
  at the intersection of Broad Street (U.S. 41) and Ash Street, Murfreesboro, TN        

Bum Proof Stockade ~ Fortress Rosecans   -   NPS 
  in the Redoubt Brannan section of the Stones River National Battlefield West College Street, Murfreesboro, TN        

Cane Ridge Cumberland Presbyterian Church   -    
  on Old Hickory Blvd. south of Red Apple, Antioch, TN        

Chalmers’ Brigade at Murfreesboro   -   THC 3A 160
  on Old Nashville Hwy, Murfreesboro, TN        

Charles Egbert Craddock ~ 0.3 Miles   -   THC 3A 59
  at the intersection of Broad Street (U.S. 41) and West Lokely Avenue, Murfreesboro, TN        

Covered by Cross Fires   -   NPS 
  along the trail in the Fortress Rosecrans unit of the Stones River National Battlefield, Golf Lane (Old Fort Street), Murfreesboro, TN        

Dewitt Smith Jobe   -    
  on South Lowry Street (U.S. 41), Smyrna, TN        

Donelson’s Brigade at Murfreesboro   -   THC 3A 161
  on Old Nashville Hwy, Murfreesboro, TN        

Fields of Fire   -   NPS 
  along the trail in the Fortress Rosecrans unit of the Stones River National Battlefield, Golf Lane (Old Fort Street), Murfreesboro, TN        

Forrest's Murfreesboro Raid ~ July 13, 1862   -   THC 3A 85
  U.S. 70S, & 41, Rutherford County, northwest of Murfreesboro        

Forrest's Murfreesboro Raid ~ July 13, 1862   -   THC 3A 83
  U.S. 70S, Rutherford County        

Forrest's Murfreesboro Raid ~ July 13, 1862   -   THC 3A 84
  1 N Public Square, Murfreesboro, TN         

Forrest’s Murfreesboro Raid ~ July 13, 1862   -   THC 3A 86
  900 North Maney Avenue, Murfreesboro, TN        

Fortress Rosecrans   -   NPS 
  in the Fortress Rosecrans unit of the Stones River National Battlefield, adjacent to the Old Fort city park, Murfreesboro, TN        

Geographic Center of Tennessee   -   THC 3A 166
  at the intersection of Greenland Drive and Lascassas Avenue, Murfreesboro, TN        

George Smith Patton, Jr.   -   THC 3A 58
  U.S. 231, Rutherford County, near Middle Fork of Stone's River        

God has granted us a Happy New Year!   -   NPS 
  behind the Visitor Center of Stones River National Battlefield on Old Nashville Highway, Murfreesboro, TN        

Governor John Prince Buchanan ~ (1847-1930)   -   THC 3A 169
  on Murfreesboro Pike (U.S. 41) near Mount Tabor Road, Murfreesboro, TN        

Grantland Rice   -   THC 3A 63
  on W College at S Spring St., Murfreesboro, TN         

I Never Saw Anything Like Them Before   -   NPS 
  along the trail in the Fortress Rosecrans unit of the Stones River National Battlefield, Golf Lane (Old Fort Street), Murfreesboro, TN        

In Battle, Good Men Die   -   NPS 
  on Old Nashville Highway 0.3 miles south of Park Rd, Murfreesboro, TN        

James Daniel Richardson   -   THC 3A 212
  On E Main St at S Academy St, Murfreesboro TN        

James M. Buchanan ~ 1919 -   -   THC 3A 190
  on Mtsu Blvd. on the campus of MTSU between Mtsu Blvd. and Almuni Dr., Murfreesboro, TN        

Joseph B Palmer   -   THC 3A 114
  On E Main St east of S Maney Ave., Murfreesboro, TN        

Living Under the Guns   -   NPS 
  along the trail in the Fortress Rosecrans unit of the Stones River National Battlefield, Golf Lane (Old Fort Street), Murfreesboro, TN        

Lunette Palmer   -   NPS 
  along the trail in the Fortress Rosecrans unit of the Stones River National Battlefield, Golf Lane (Old Fort Street), Murfreesboro, TN        

Lunette Thomas ~ 1863 - 1866   -   NPS 
  along the trail in the Fortress Rosecrans unit of the Stones River National Battlefield, Golf Lane (Old Fort Street), Murfreesboro, TN        

Mary Kate Patterson Davis Hill Kyle (1844-1931)   -   THC 3A 111
  on U.S. 41, La Vergne, TN        

McFadden's Ford   -    
  along the Stones River Greenway trail, adjacent to the McFadden Ford unit of Stones River National Battlefield on North Thompson Lane (State Highway 268)        

Morgan's Wedding   -   THC 3A 62
  on East Main Street Murfreesboro, TN        

Murfreesboro   -   THC 3A 64
  is on Broad Street (U.S. 41), Murfreesboro, TN        

Murfreesboro   -   THC 3A 65
  U.S. 231, Rutherford County, in Murfreesboro, north city limits        

Murfreesboro   -   THC 3A 67
  U.S. 70S, Rutherford County, at Rutherford Boulevard        

Murfreesboro   -   THC 3A 68
  at the intersection of Broad Street (U.S. 41) and Parkview Trace, Murfreesboro, TN        

Murfreesboro   -   THC 3A 69
  U.S. 231, Rutherford County, in Murfreesboro, south city limits        

Murfreesboro   -   THC 3A 70
  TN 99, Rutherford County, Murfreesboro city limits        

Murfreesboro - Rutherford County Line   -   THC 3A 71
  on Franklin Road Gresham Ln. at S Spring St., Murfreesboro, TN         

New Citizen Soldiers   -   NPS 
  along the trail in the Fortress Rosecrans unit of the Stones River National Battlefield, Golf Lane (Old Fort Street), Murfreesboro, TN        

Oaklands   -   THC 3A 92
  on Broad Street (U.S. 41), Murfreesboro, TN        

Old Bradley Academy   -   THC 3A 134
  15 South Academy Street, Murfreesboro, TN        

Old Jefferson ~ 1.5 miles   -   THC 3A 61
  at the intersection of Nissan Parkway (U.S. 102) and Jeferson Pike (TN 266), Smyrna, TN        

Redoubt Brannan ~ Fortress Rosecans   -   NPS 
  at the parking area for Redoubt Brannan in the Stones River National Battlefield on West College Street, Murfreesboro, TN        

Remembering Sacrifices - in Stone   -   NPS 
  at tour stop five, the Round Forest, in Stones River National Battlefield Park on Old Nashville Highway, Murfreesboro, TN        

Rio Mill   -   THC 3A 165
  on S Front St north of NW Broad St., Murfreesboro, TN        

Rutherford - Cannon County Line   -   THC 2E 2
          

Rutherford - Coffee County Line   -   THC 3A 3
          

Rutherford - Williamson County Line   -   THC 3D 35
          

Rutherford - Williamson County Line   -   THC 3D 36
          

Rutherford - Wilson County Line   -   THC 3A 6
          

Rutherford County / Murfreesboro   -   THC 3A 66
  at the intersection of Shelbyville Highway (U.S. 231) and Lynnford Drive, Murfreesboro, TN        

Rutherford County / Murfreesboro   -   THC 3A 68
  Broad St (US 41) south of Parkview Terrace, Murfreesboro, TN         

Salem Church   -   THC 3A 196
  on Old Salem Road, Rockvale, TN        

Sam Davis   -   THC 3A 8
  on U.S. 41 at Jefferson St., Smyrna, TN        

Slave, Soldier, Citizen   -   NPS 
  at tour stop five, the Round Forest, in Stones River National Battlefield Park on Old Nashville Highway, Murfreesboro, TN        

Smyrna Railroad Depot   -   THC 3A 112
  at the intersection of Lowry Street (U.S. 41) and Jefferson Street, Smyrna, TN        

Soule College   -   THC 3A 60
  415 North Maple Street, Murfreesboro, TN        

State Capitol   -   THC 3A 101
  on E Vine St. west of Mancey Ave., Murfreesboro, TN         

Stones River   -    
  Stones River Greenway Trail System park, just south from the Bragg Trailhead on West College Street, : Murfreesboro, TN        

Stones River National Battlefield   -   NPS 
  Old Nashville Hwy., Murfreesboro, TN        

Tennessee Baptist Convention   -    
  on E Main St at S Spring St., Murfreesboro, TN         

Tennessee College for Women ~ 1907-1946   -   THC 3A 110
  Rutherford County, Murfreesboro, East Main Street        

The Federal Rally Turns the Tide ~ December 31, 1862 - Afternoon   -   NPS 
  along the Cotton Field Trail, just before stop one, Stones River National Battlefield, Murfreesboro, TN        

This "Precious Dust"   -   NPS 
  the Stones River National Cemetery on the Stones River National Battlefield, on Old Nashville Highway, Murfreesboro, TN        

Toil and Mud   -   NPS 
  along the trail in the Fortress Rosecrans unit of the Stones River National Battlefield, Golf Lane (Old Fort Street), Murfreesboro, TN        

Uncle Dave Macon   -   THC 3A 98
  on E Main St. west of Coleman Rd., Murfreesboro, TN         

Union University   -   THC 3A 72
  Rutherford County, in Murfreesboro, at Central High School        

Waging War by Rail ~ Fortress Rosecans   -   NPS 
  in the Redoubt Brannan section of the Stones River National Battlefield, on West College Street, Murfreesboro, TN        

Wheeler's Raid around Rosecrans   -   THC 3A 90
  U.S. 41, La Vergne, TN        

Wheeler's Raid around Rosecrans ~ Dec. 29, 1862   -   THC 3A 88
  on Lebanon Road (U.S. 231), Murfreesboro, TN        

Wheeler's Raid around Rosecrans ~ Dec. 30, 1862   -   THC 3A 89
  intersection of Nissan Parkway (U.S. 102) and Jeferson Pike, Smyrna, TN        

Why Fight Here?   -   NPS 
  at the Visitor Center of Stones River National Battlefield, at the intersection of Old Nashville Highway and Park Road, Murfreesboro, TN        

William Lytle   -   THC 3A 48
  On NW Broad St at Old Fort Pkwy (US 231), Murfreesboro, TN        

 

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