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

Murfreesboro was the Capital of the State of Tennessee

 
 
Murfreesboro was the Capital of the State of Tennessee Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Masler, July 15, 2022
1. Murfreesboro was the Capital of the State of Tennessee Marker
Inscription.  
This tablet commemorates the fact that
Murfreesboro
was the capital of the State of Tennessee from September 26, 1819 to October 15, 1825
Erected by the Colonel Hardy Murfree Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution
1921
Patriotism is kindled in the hearts of a people by the flaming torch of history
 
Erected 1921 by the Colonel Hardy Murfree Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Political Subdivisions. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical date for this entry is September 26, 1819.
 
Location. 35° 50.762′ N, 86° 23.529′ W. Marker is in Murfreesboro., Tennessee, in Rutherford County. Marker can be reached from South Maple Street south of North Public Square, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 S Public Sq, 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. Battle of Murfreesboro (a few steps from this marker); Murfreesboro
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(a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Murfreesboro (a few steps from this marker); Federal Troops on the Square (a few steps from this marker); Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest Memorial (a few steps from this marker); General Griffith Rutherford (within shouting distance of this marker); Rutherford County Boys (within shouting distance of this marker); The Square During Occupation (within shouting distance of this marker).
 
Rutherford County Courthouse with Battle of Murfreesboro marker in the foreground image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Masler
2. Rutherford County Courthouse with Battle of Murfreesboro marker in the foreground
Subject marker is embedded in bricks near the courthouse entrance
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 17, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 15, 2022, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 136 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 15, 2022, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.

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