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Murphree Presents at Cheekwood’s Harvest Program

Steven MurphreeDr. Steve Murphree, biology professor and entomologist, recently served as a demonstrator with a display about “Halloween Beetles and Creepy, Crawly Spiders” during Cheekwood Botanical Garden’s Cheekwood Harvest Program on Oct. 31.

Dr. Murphree serves as co-chair of the Sam Davis Memorial Association’s Buildings and Grounds committee. He recently assisted a prospective Eagle Scout with the construction of a garden fence behind the historic house. The SDMA preserves the Sam Davis Home to keep the story of Sam Davis, his family, and the people who labored on the Middle Tennessee farm before, during, and after the Civil War alive through museum exhibits, the historic home, preserved farm land and quality education programs.

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