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“A Cooling Breeze”, an eclectic collection of hand-held fans is now on permanent display at Hertford Academy, an MHA historic building. View fans online or arrange a tour...
 
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NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

Saturday Tours began on April 25, 2015 with a special tour for our Benefactor and Life members. The remainder of the dates are as follows:

May 9th
June 13th
July 11th
October 10th

 

 

You may plan a group tour at any time, just call the office at 252-398-5922. Book your tour soon! You may wish to consider a self-guided walking tour. Booklets are available at the MHA Office for $7.00.

Living History Days on October 9th and 10th. This event will include Civil War reenactors, displays and exhibitors who replicate the 1800s history. Vendors will be throughout the Historic District selling wares. Activities for adults and children will be ongoing; food and drinks for sale. Entrance fee of $5.00 for the day! Student Tours on Friday are encouraged. If you know of home schooled children that would like to schedule an outing, have them call the office at 252-398-5922.

Historic Haunt expands to two nights! The popularity of last year's Historic Haunt has led to a Friday and Saturday night event -October 30th & 31st. The Historic District will come alive with ghosts, goblins, witches and more. Children are welcome and encouraged to attend. Tickets are $10.00 for adults, $5.00 for children under 12 years of age.

Soup & Sandwich Day at the Murfree Center will be held on Friday, November 6th from 11:00 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Home-made vegetable beef soup, pimento cheese sandwich, home-made dessert and ice tea.Tickets are $8.00 and will be sold in advance and at the door. Don't forget raffle tickets for a country ham and/or a famous Mary Etta Flowers home-made cake! Sponsored by the Federated Murfreesboro Woman's Club.

30th Annual Candlelight Christmas Tour, Thursday and Friday night, December 3rd and 4th, 2015. Many of you have been on the Candlelight Christmas Tour more than once. This year will be a special anniversary tour, one you don't want to miss! Our holiday dinner is catered by Hunter Brown who cooks everything on site. Fresh Smithfield hams, turkeys on the cooker, green beans, stuffing, cranberry sauce, gravy, rolls and a drink; just like home. Tickets are $30 for adults and $10 for children under 12 years of age.

Did you know that you can rent our lovely Hertford Academy and the Roberts-Vaughan Gabezo and grounds for weddings, family reunions, etc.? More details are listed here.

King's Landing -- Would you like to read past issues of the King's Landing?
The back issues are now available to view as a PDF (portable document format) file.

Jan-Feb 2010 Issue January 2012 Issue September 2013 Issue
Sept. 2010 Issue June 2012 Issue January 2014 Issue
January 2011 issue September 2012 Issue June 2014 Issue
June 2011 Issue January 2013 Issue September 2014 Issue
September 2011 Issue June 2013 Issue  








Be sure to visit our About MHA page. There are many links to local affiliates.

Dale Neighbors, former MHA Executive Director, has started a blog about Murfreesboro history.
A blog allows others to read and post, thus creating a network of people interested in the same topic.
Perhaps you have historical knowledge of our town and would like to share and preserve it. If so,
log on and join Dale.
Help make this idea a success.
 
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The Murfreesboro Historical Association, Inc.
PO Box 3 • Murfreesboro, NC 27855
252-398-5922
©2008 MHA. MHA is a Non-Profit Organization


The Murfreesboro Historical Association is dedicated to preservation and our history. Our town has significant properties dating to the 1700's. Many are owned by MHA and others are private homes. In our historic district you can enjoy walking along brick sidewalks from one site to the next. Additionally, we are a town of museums - historic buildings with various collections that are unmatched anywhere else.

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