Oaklands Historic House Museum

Oaklands Annual Summer Party

Join friends and neighbors at Oaklands Mansion on Friday evening, July 19th at 6:30 PM for The Summer Party. Uncle Bud’s will be serving southern fried chicken and catfish, both on the grounds and in the Maney Hall ballroom! Mouth-watering desserts will be provided by Goodness Gracious Café at The Readyville Mill. In addition to…

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Valentine’s Day Elopements & Vow Renewals

  Be a part of history by renewing your vows or saying them for the first time, in the elegant front parlor of Oaklands Mansion. In honor of Valentine’s Day, Oaklands will be offering specially priced intimate wedding and vow renewing ceremony packages. For generations, couples in love have enjoyed the romantic setting of Oaklands…

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Portraits, the stories of Elizabeth Taylor Greenfield, Sissieretta Jones and Mary Landers.

Back in July we had the pleasure of having the film PORTRAITS, the story of opera’s divas Elizabeth Taylor Greenfield, Sissieretta Jones and Mary Landers filmed, in part, at Oaklands Mansion. Elizabeth Taylor Greenfield, was born a slave in Natchez, Mississippi, but was adopted by a Quaker family in Philadelphia as a child. She studied music as a child…

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Get your own locally sourced cookbook!

Get your own locally sourced cookbook just in time for the holidays! Dining with Oaklands is a cookbook comprised of recipes from Oaklands Association founding members, Maney family members, past regents and local cooks. Created to highlight a focus on community, sharing, and the importance of food as it relates to culture and the history of Oaklands,…

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Local Foods Featured at Candlelight Tour of Homes

Usher in the holiday season with an enchanting dinner date fit for the whole family with food trucks along the Candlelight Tour route this year. The annual Oaklands Christmas Candlelight Tour of Homes is slated for December 5, 2015, from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.  The tour, sponsored by Oaklands Association and…

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Oaklands Receives Soil Conservation Grant

Oaklands Historic House Museum has been chosen to receive a grant from the Rutherford County Soil Conservation District C.R.O.P program. We feel so fortunate to have obtained this funding as it will allow a permanent, historically accurate fence to be placed around our educational vegetable garden to further  preserve its integrity.   Everyone at Oaklands…

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