Historic Markers Across Tennessee

State Capitol

Marker ID: THC 3A 101
Location: on E Vine St. west of Mancey Ave., Murfreesboro, TN 
County: Rutherford
Coordinates: N 35° 50.670    W 086° 23.282
  35.8445    -86.38803333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM493K


In August 1822, a called session of the state assembly was held here in the First Presbyterian Church, the lower house met on the first floor and the senate in the gallery. It was used by the legislature as a meeting place after the county courthouse burn