Historic Rugby Pilgrimage Returns April 23

Historic Rugby Pilgrimage Returns April 23

Event Is One Of the Largest Historic Building Tours In East Tennessee, Offering Tours of Historic Rugby Restorations And Private Homes RUGBY, TN (April 11, 2016)—One of Rugby’s most celebrated events is back for 2016.  On Saturday, April 23, Historic Rugby will hold...
Cemetery Lantern Tour–Onstage March 26

Cemetery Lantern Tour–Onstage March 26

Each fall, Historic Rugby residents gather in the village’s Laurel Dale Cemetery to share the stories of some of Rugby’s most colorful characters of the last 135 years. On March 26, Historic Rugby will produce a special stage version  of the Lantern Tour in Historic...
Happy Trails

Happy Trails

Free!  Kick off the season by joining us for a Spring Trail Workshop at Historic Rugby. Led by Master Trail Builder Bob Richards, this workshop is geared toward novice as well as experienced trail builders. It is recommended for anyone who wants to improve their trail...

A Tribute To Our Friend

On March 19th, Friends of the Rugby State Natural Area will  host our annual Eric Wilson Memorial Hike. Everyone is welcome to join us. Long time Rugby resident Eric Wilson (1935-2013) discovered Cumberland Plateau hiking while a graduate student at Vanderbilt.  He...
Help Us Improve Our Cafe

Help Us Improve Our Cafe

Right now, the Harrow Road Cafe is closed for renovations. We are looking at a number of options for improving operations, food, and atmosphere, and we’d like to ask your help. Please take our Cafe survey by clicking the link below. It only takes about 10...
From Teresa Bowman

From Teresa Bowman

With The Energy In Historic Rugby Right Now, Your Gift Can Make Something Amazing Happen. Dear Friend: I hope you had a chance to come to Rugby this year. You would have seen something special. We’re introducing new programs and new ways of interacting with people. We...
Thank You

Thank You

As we wrap up another great year in Historic Rugby, we want to express our gratitude. We greatly appreciate all the folks who have visited our village this year. We are extremely grateful for all our residents and volunteers. And for those of you worldwide who are...