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Tombstones at Twilight

As the sun sets and darkness falls, walk among the final resting places of thousands of Murfreesboro’s citizens. Hear their stories and learn about Murfreesboro’s unique past! This exclusive tour offers the visitor a rare opportunity to learn about the history of Murfreesboro while experiencing the Evergreen Cemetery after dark! Dr. James Maney, owner of…

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Ar-“Beer”-etum Wetlands & Gardens Tours

Join Oaklands Mansion’s Special Events Representative and Master Gardener, Connor Moss, for a unique experience on the grounds of Oaklands Park. Make plans to schedule your tour to explore the former grounds of this historic plantation, now open as a public park. Along the way you will find multiple beer sampling stations provided by Murfreesboro’s…

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History of Homes for the Virtual 37th Annual Oaklands Candlelight Tour of Homes

Virtual 37th Annual Oaklands Candlelight Tour of Homes Presented by Oaklands Mansion December 2020     Rutherford County Courthouse and Cupola  “Erected between 1859 and 1861 at a cost of $50,000. this Greek Revival-style brick structure features classical columns on the east and west sides. The original cupola was replaced in the early twentieth century,…

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Oktoberfest at Oaklands Mansion

Oaklands Mansion, along with presenting sponsor First Bank, will host its seventh-annual Oktoberfest on Saturday, September 25th from 3:00 to 7:00pm. The craft beer festival’s growing list of brewers will be announced soon. The Knott Brothers band will take stage on the front porch of the mansion at 4:00. Sample German fare and other local…

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Self-Guided Tours Available by Reservation

As we all embrace the opportunity to re-open through challenges and changes, self-guided tours of Oaklands Mansion will be offered by reservation. This self-guided experience of 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 home and collection…

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Self Guided Tours of Oaklands Mansion- Now thru April 30th

In an effort to protect the health and well-being of both our guests and staff, we are offering discounted self-guided tours of Oaklands Mansion until further notice.  To minimize the risk of infection, we encourage you to purchase your tickets on-line before your visit.  Tickets are $10.00 per person and can be purchased here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/self-guided-tours-of-oaklands-mansion-tickets-99732364186

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