The Healing Field, Flags of Remembrance


For nine years now, the Murfreesboro Noon Exchange Club has held a formation of U.S. flags in tribute to veterans over Memorial Day weekend, March 27-29. This year, the The Healing Field Flags of Remembrance is being held at The Grove (3250 Wilkinson Pike near the entrance to I-24). You'll find hundreds of U.S. flags in formation. There is typically an event in the morning where members of the community and local Boy Scout Troops attend to help post the flags, and a closing ceremony held Memorial Day, Monday May 29th, 5pm.
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The Nashville Predator & The First American Cave

The Nashville Predator & The First American Cave
Photo courtesy of the NHL \ Nashville Predators

Approximately 9,500 years ago (7,500 B.C), a Smilodon (Smilodon floridanus), more commonly known as a Saber-toothed Cat... entered a cave in the area of what is now downtown Nashville. It wasn't the first creature to enter this cave, we know that a long-nosed peccary as well as mastodon entered and all met their fate.
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China Lights Illuminating The Fairgrounds

china lights at the fairgrounds nashville

On January 28th, 2017 The Fairgrounds Executive Director Laura Schloesser announced that they entered into an agreement to bring the China Lights lantern festival to the fairgrounds. The festival is part of China's five-year economic plan, the Sichuan Provincial Department of Commerce developed a campaign with the goal of holding 100 light shows in 100 cities worldwide to spread Chinese traditional culture and promote cultural exchange. The custom of lighting lanterns has occurred for thousands of years and Zigong City now boasts 380 lantern making companies with 80,000 lantern artisans.

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Blue Spring Cave, From The Carr Entrance To The Root Cellar And Cascade Hall

Blue Spring Cave

Blue Spring Cave is one of the longest in the United States (often holding in top ten of the USA Longest Caves list). It is currently surveyed at approximately 41 miles of passages and one of the most exciting finds since the exploration of Cumberland Caverns back in the 1950's.

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Castle Gwynn And The Tennessee Renaissance Festival

Tennessee Renaissance Festival

In 1970, Mike Freeman, a senior in architecture class, was asked to draw a house. What he came up with surprised his teachers. When they looked at his paper they found that his plans included a medieval castle that included a Great Room and details like a hooded fireplace.

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The Murals Of Nashville Part 3


From legendary music venues like the Grand Ole Opry or the Ryman Auditorium, to events or performances held at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center (TPAC) or Bridgestone Area, Nashville has a ton of can't miss attractions that are uniquely Nashville. For locals, among those attractions are the city's murals... scattered among its neighborhoods, on the sides of buildings, and in alleyways.
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