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This gingerbread style building was built around the 1870’s as the City Hall and Fire Station for the City of Murfreesboro. It was located on the corner of Church and Maple. It the 1920’s, the City Hall moved to Main Street. The “Po Boy Restaurant” was located there during the Depression.

This gingerbread style building was built around the 1870’s as the City Hall and Fire Station for the City of Murfreesboro. It was located on the corner of Church and Maple. It the 1920’s, the City Hall moved to Main Street. The “Po Boy Restaurant” was located there during the Depression.

TN Tennessee Tenn Murfreesboro Manufacturing Plants Rutherford County Postcard

TN Tennessee Tenn Murfreesboro Manufacturing Plants Rutherford County Postcard

Beautiful Mediterranean style home built in 1931 on East Main St. In Murfreesboro, TN

Beautiful Mediterranean style home built in 1931 on East Main St. In Murfreesboro, TN

1970's The corner of East Main Street and North Church Street. — at Historic Downtown Murfreesboro.

1970's The corner of East Main Street and North Church Street. — at Historic Downtown Murfreesboro.

Paramount Packaging Company, Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Paramount Packaging Company, Murfreesboro, Tennessee

1950's JACKSON RESTAURANT Murfreesboro Tennessee TN r1009

1950's JACKSON RESTAURANT Murfreesboro Tennessee TN r1009

The original First Methodist Church off the Murfreesboro square. The location is now Mid South Bank. The steeple is still in place.

The original First Methodist Church off the Murfreesboro square. The location is now Mid South Bank. The steeple is still in place.

Rutherford County’s first industry was a bucket factory which opened in 1857 by John C. Spence. The company was forced to operate on a limited scale until after the Civil War. After the war, it became known as the Red Cedar Woodenware Company. This plant made wooden churns, dippers, bowls, pencils, and oil of cedar which was sent all over the United States.

Rutherford County’s first industry was a bucket factory which opened in 1857 by John C. Spence. The company was forced to operate on a limited scale until after the Civil War. After the war, it became known as the Red Cedar Woodenware Company. This plant made wooden churns, dippers, bowls, pencils, and oil of cedar which was sent all over the United States.

Thomas Henry White and wife , Olga Camenisch White, came to Murfreesboro in 1926. That same year, Henry and Olga's brother, Adolph, borrowed money from a local bank and began the Sanitary Pure Milk Co. in Murfreesboro. It was located behind the grocery store just off Maney Ave on Vine Street. By 1928 the brothers wished to extend the loan, but the bank refused.  They were forced to sell.

Thomas Henry White and wife , Olga Camenisch White, came to Murfreesboro in 1926. That same year, Henry and Olga's brother, Adolph, borrowed money from a local bank and began the Sanitary Pure Milk Co. in Murfreesboro. It was located behind the grocery store just off Maney Ave on Vine Street. By 1928 the brothers wished to extend the loan, but the bank refused. They were forced to sell.

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