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 is a 1920’s photo of the Princess Theatre located on the east side of the public square. The Crescent Amusement Company chose the location. It was the first theatre to be built outside of Nashville. The Princess Theatre moved to College Street, June 23, 1923
This photograph depicts Italian immigrant Dominick Meshotto, owner of Murfreesboro's Busy Bee Cafe, at its first location, 125 N. Maple Street. The first location of the restaurant operated from 1926 to 1934 before moving down the street. Also featured in this photograph behind the counter is Dominick's brother, Vance. An unidentified woman stands next to Dominick.