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Oaklands Historic House Museum


Murfreesboro Police Department responded to a reports of arson and vandalism at Oaklands Park on Wednesday. Oaklands Park, located at the corner of Roberts St. and N. Maney Ave, is home to the historic house museum Oaklands Mansion. Officers met with Executive Director of the Mansion James Manning at approximately 2:15 p.m. Manning told police …

Oaklands Mansion Wedding Dresses Through the Ages

Photo from oaklandsmansion.org Oaklands Historic House Museum has opened their fifth annual “Wedding Dresses Through the Ages” exhibit with support from MTSU and the community. The staggering amount of white lace filling the room inspires awe in the attendees and oftentimes gasps, according to Mary Beth Nevills, education director of Oaklands Museum. Adorned with giant …

The MTSU Student Chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers held its ninth annual lecture series on Thursday night at the Oaklands Historic House Museum. The main speaker for the MTSU Human Science Department sponsored event was Amanda Farris-Gilliland, the Lead Decorative Product specialist for Sherwin-Williams and an MTSU alumnus. Farris-Gilliland explored the history, symbolism, psychology and uses of the color blue, …