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Photo courtesy of the Tribune-Star Eva Mozes Kor, a survivor of the infamous Nazi doctor Josef Mengele, a former prisoner of Auschwitz and an advocate for forgiveness, passed away peacefully Thursday during a trip to the Holocaust site. She was 85 years old. Kor, born in Port, Romania, was the founder of the Candles Museum …

History was unveiled Monday at The Heritage Center of Murfreesboro and Rutherford County as the newest exhibit, “Stories of the Road,” opened to an appreciative community. The exhibit focuses on College Street, once known as the “Dixie Highway” in Murfreesboro and shows the long history of the road as “one of connection – between the …

Photo by Tiffany Brady / MTSU Sidelines Archive   Story by Max Leach / Contributing Writer The city of Murfreesboro is a place of constant development. It seems that on every other street corner there’s a strip mall being constructed or some type of roadwork being done. The demographics of young adults are constantly growing, as …

Photo courtesy of MTSU CHP The Middle Tennessee State University Center for Historic Preservation has helped with history projects all across Tennessee and is now accepting applications for local history projects. In East Tennessee, the CHP is working with Knox Heritage and West View Community Action Group to make interpretive materials for three African-American cemeteries. …

Photo and story by Daniel Shaw-Remeta / Contributing Writer Alison Mann, a public historian with the U.S. State Department, gave a lecture on famed 19th-century author and activist Frederick Douglass Wednesday in the Paul W. Martin Sr. Honors Building. She discussed Douglass’s diplomatic career and mentioned a few historically significant events in his life that …

Photos and story by Daniel-Shaw Remeta / Contributing Writer Oaklands Mansion is displaying an exhibit, entitled “Wedding Dresses through the Decades,” from Jan. 20 until March 4. Featuring over 50 gowns from the past 100 years, the exhibit displays fashion history, women’s history, cultural history and history of the Murfreesboro community. “Back in the 1800s, …