mission of the Murfreesboro Historical Association,
Inc. is to preserve and interpret the architectural
and cultural heritage of the Town of Murfreesboro,
North Carolina. In fulfilling this mission, the Association
encourages and actively supports the acquisition,
restoration, and rehabilitation of significant historic
properties throughout the local areas as well as the
revitalization of the Town’s older neighborhoods
and central business district.
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The Association collects, researches,
and preserves historical objects and artifacts that
relate directly to the cultural values of the area.
These objects, displayed in museum settings, form
an educational resource through which their meaning
can be made clear in historic context. They are offered
to the public to illustrate realistically the broad
patterns, themes, and trends that constitute Murfreesboro’s
By advocating for the preservation ethic,
and espousing the need to maintain our heritage for
cultural and aesthetic reasons, the Association strives
foremost to promote stewardship and citizen responsibility
for the care of our historic legacy. In so doing,
we seek ultimately to make our community a better
place in which to live.
Help to preserve and interpret Murfreesboro’s
rich heritage by becoming a member of the Historical
With your support, The Murfreesboro
Historical Association will be able to continue its
effort to make our District a special place and bring
local history to interested people – both adults
and children – through educational programs,
scholarly publications, and engaging new exhibitions
in our historic buildings.
As the many members of the Murfreesboro
Historical Association already know, the work of historic
preservation so often relies on a team effort. It
is this specific characteristic that has made preservation
a success story in our community. Please take time
to look at all the events planned and supported by
the Murfreesboro Historical Association, of which
you can become a part.