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Murfreesboro in Rutherford County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

State Capitol

 
 
State Capitol Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, March 14, 2020
1. State Capitol Marker
Inscription.  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 burned while Murfreesboro was the Capital. The church was destroyed by the Union Army during the Civil War.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3A 101.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionWar, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is August 1822.
 
Location. 35° 50.669′ N, 86° 23.287′ W. Marker is in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, in Rutherford County. Marker is on East Vine Street east of South Academy Street, on the right when traveling east. Located behind iron fence surrounding Murfreesboro Old City Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Murfreesboro TN 37130, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Forrest's Murfreesboro Raid Casualties (here, next to this marker); The Presbyterian Church of Murfreesboro (here, next to this marker); General Joseph Dickson
State Capitol Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, March 14, 2020
2. State Capitol Marker
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(here, next to this marker); The Allen Chapel AME Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); James Daniel Richardson (about 500 feet away); Tennessee Baptist Convention (about 800 feet away); Joseph B. Palmer (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Bradley Academy (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Murfreesboro.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 15, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 14, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 88 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 14, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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Jun. 25, 2022