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Join us for Free Day!

FREE!  It’s not often that we can offer free admission to the elegant mansion.  Mark your calendars now to spend Saturday, May 11th at Oaklands Mansion for “Free Day.” Free Day is sponsored in part by J. Mullins Jewelry & Gifts. Dr. James Maney and his wife Sallie Hardy Murfree began their plantation with the…

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Final Week of Wedding Dress Exhibit!

There are only five days remaining to view these wonderful gowns! Stories of our community will come to life through wedding gowns on display at Oaklands Mansion which span 150 years. Step back into time and experience the common threads that weave our lives together as we explore women’s history, fashion history, cultural history and…

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Author of “How to Weed Your Attic: Getting Rid of Junk without Destroying History” to Speak at Oaklands Mansion

On Thursday, November 8, 2018, at 2:00p.m. Oaklands will host local author, Lucinda Poole Cockrell, as she discusses How to Weed Your Attic: Getting Rid of Junk without Destroying History, which was co-authored with Elizabeth “Wiz” Dow. This event will be held in the Front Parlor of Oaklands Mansion. After the author talk, Mrs. Cockrell…

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New Self-Guided Tours in August

As we all embrace the back to school season and changing schedules, new self-guided tours will be offered during the month of August. This exciting new way to experience the mansion will give guests the flexibility to wander the halls at their own pace with signage that is used to explain the history of the…

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Self-Guided Tours in August

As we all embrace the back to school season and changing schedules, new self-guided tours will be offered during the month of August. This exciting new way to experience the mansion will give guests the flexibility to wander the halls at their own pace with signage that is used to explain the history of the…

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Now accepting applications for Holiday Marketplace vendors!

Great holiday shopping back for A second year… For 35 years, Oaklands Mansion has hosted its candlelight tour of downtown Murfreesboro homes and churches. This year in conjunction with tours of beautiful historic residences, Oaklands will host its Holiday Marketplace! A selection of local artisans and craftspeople from around Murfreesboro will feature their wares including…

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TN Nursery Donates Plants

Oaklands Mansion is proud to be the recipient of native ferns from the TN Nursery’s free plant program. TN Nursery offers free plants to organizations such as non-profits, government restoration planting and universities for higher research at no cost. Thank you TN Nursery for keeping America beautiful one plant at a time!   https://www.tnnursery.net/

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