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Fort Defiance Interpretive Center to host a living history weekend

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The Fort Defiance Interpretive Center, located at 120 Duncan Street, will host a living history weekend in remembrance of the Confederate recapture of Clarksville as well as the Battle of Riggins Hill, Saturday, September 15th from 10:00am to 5:00pm and Sunday, September 16th from 1:00pm to 5:00pm.

Fort Defiance Civil War Park & Interpretive Center

Fort Defiance Civil War Park & Interpretive Center

Saturday’s event will include living history camps, an educational play at 11:00am, and musket firing demonstrations at 2:00pm. Sunday’s event will feature an outdoor church service, known as a Brush Arbor, at 2:00pm.

This two-day event is free and open to the public. Because of limited parking, visitors to Saturday’s event are encouraged to park at the Two Rivers Business Center, at 690 Riverside Drive (old Convergys lot), then ride a shuttle to the park. The shuttle service will begin at 10:00am and run continuously every 15 minutes until 3:00pm. There will be no shuttle on Sunday.

For a more information, please visit www.fortdefianceclarksville.com or call 931.472.3351.


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