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Timeline of Murfreesboro, Tennessee

The following is a timeline of the history of the city of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, United States.

19th centuryEdit

  • 1811
  • 1817 - Murfreesboro incorporated.[2]
  • 1818
    • Murfreesboro designated Tennessee state capital.[3]
    • Population: 950 (estimate).[1]
  • 1822 - County courthouse burns down.[4]
  • 1826 - Tennessee state capital moves from Murfreesboro to Nashville.[1]
  • 1827 - Temperance Society formed.[1]
  • 1828 - Andrew Jackson visits town.[1]
  • 1830 - Population: 786.[1]
  • 1832 - May 7: Tornado.[5]
  • 1838 - Tennessee Telegraph newspaper begins publication.[6]
  • 1841 - Union University founded.[2]
  • 1850 - Population: 1,917.
  • 1851
    • Nashville and Chattanooga Railroad begins operating.[1]
    • Murfreesboro Female Institute founded.[1][2]
  • 1859 - Eaton College active.[7]
  • 1862 - December 31: Battle of Stones River begins near Murfreesboro during the American Civil War.[1]
  • 1869 - Murfreesboro News in publication.[6]
  • 1872 - Evergreen Cemetery established.
  • 1892 - Murfreesboro Street Railway begins operating.[1]
  • 1899 - News-Banner newspaper begins publication.[8]
  • 1900 - Population: 3,999.

20th centuryEdit

21st centuryEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p Pittard 1976.
  2. ^ a b Mitchell 1861.
  3. ^ a b "History of Murfreesboro". Murfreesborotn.gov. City of Murfreesboro. Retrieved May 8, 2017.
  4. ^ Federal Writers' Project 1939.
  5. ^ a b c d e "Calendar of Significant Weather Events in Middle Tennessee". Nashville, TN: National Weather Service. Retrieved May 8, 2017.
  6. ^ a b "US Newspaper Directory". Chronicling America. Washington DC: Library of Congress. Retrieved May 8, 2017.
  7. ^ Rutherford County Historical Society Publication, Murfreesboro: Rutherford County Historical Society, 1973  
  8. ^ "Tennessee", Rowell's American Newspaper Directory, New York: Printer's Ink, 1909
  9. ^ Pittard 1984.
  10. ^ a b c American Association for State and Local History (2002). "Tennessee". Directory of Historical Organizations in the United States and Canada (15th ed.). ISBN 0759100020.
  11. ^ a b "Movie Theaters in Murfreesboro, TN". CinemaTreasures.org. Los Angeles: Cinema Treasures LLC. Retrieved May 8, 2017.
  12. ^ a b "AM Stations in the U.S.: Tennessee", Radio Annual Television Year Book, New York: Radio Television Daily, 1963, OCLC 10512375 – via Internet Archive  
  13. ^ "History of Linebaugh Public Library System". Linebaugh.org. Murfreesboro, TN. Retrieved May 8, 2017.
  14. ^ "Study seeks to restore The Bottoms 'back to prominence'", Daily News Journal, Murfreesboro, March 18, 2016
  15. ^ "Tennessee". Official Congressional Directory. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office. 2003 – via HathiTrust.
  16. ^ "Murfreesboro city, Tennessee". QuickFacts. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved May 8, 2017.
  17. ^ Civic Impulse, LLC. "Members of Congress". GovTrack. Washington, D.C. Retrieved May 8, 2017.
  18. ^ "Murfreesboro 2035 Comprehensive Plan". City of Murfreesboro. Retrieved May 8, 2017.
  19. ^ White nationalists stage anti-refugee protests in Tennessee, Reuters, October 28, 2017

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