Dedication of Rugby State Natural Area

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Tennessee Dept. of Environment & Conservation Commissioner Jim Fyke and others will formally dedicate the new 725-acre Rugby State Natural Area and open the first public trail - the 1.2 mile Massengale Homeplace Loop Trail & Exhibits. Gather at the new trailhead a block off Hwy. 52 to rear of the Rugby Visitor Centre - location will be signed. Optional hike to the Massengale Homeplace, site of an Appalachian homestead that preceded Rugby's founding, will follow the dedication. Please email Barbara Stagg at [email protected] if you plan to attend. Lunch will be available at the Harrow Road Cafe.


Historic Rugby
5517 Rugby Hwy
Rugby, TN, 3773336° 21' 34.6824" N, 84° 42' 4.7808" W
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