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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for April 20th, 2014

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The weekly Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department Recreation Report provides Clarksvillians with a glimpse at the activities and events that are available from the Parks and Recreation Department for them to enjoy together as a family.

This weeks highlights include: 50 Plus Olympics Early Bird Deadline April 25th, Volunteers needed for Mayor’s Summer Night Lights, Yoga in the Park, and Civil War Medical Display.

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Fort Defiance played host to a one day Civil War Artifacts Exhibit

 

Fort Defiance Interpretive CenterClarksville, TN – John and Nikki Walsh have been collecting Civil War antiquities for many years. During that time they have established a museum quality collection of historic Civil War artifacts from throughout the middle Tennessee region.

On Saturday many of these items came to Clarksville for a one-day exhibit at the Fort defiance visitors center.

Fort Defiance Civil War Park & Interpretive Center

Fort Defiance Civil War Park & Interpretive Center

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Clarksville Civil War Roundtable’s next meeting is April 16th, 2014

 

The 121st meeting. They begin their eleventh year.

Clarksville Civil War RoundtableClarksville, TN – The next meeting of the Clarksville (TN) Civil War Roundtable will be on Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 at the Bone & Joint Center, 980 Professional Park Drive, right across the street from Gateway Medical Center. This is just off Dunlop Lane and Holiday Drive and only a few minutes east of Governor’s Square mall.

The meeting begins at 7:00pm and is always open to the public. Members please bring a friend or two – new recruits are always welcomed.

Topic: “Conflict and Controversy: The Affair at Spring Hill, Tennessee, November 29th, 1864”

The Battle of Spring Hill.

The Battle of Spring Hill.

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Civil War Artifacts to be displayed at Clarksville’s Fort Defiance Interpretive Center Saturday

 

Fort Defiance Interpretive CenterClarksville, TN – The Fort Defiance Interpretive Center will display artifacts from the American Civil War, such as weapons, accoutrements, and personal items from the average soldier Saturday, April 12th from 10:00am to 5:00pm. The Fort Defiance Interpretive Center is located at 120 Duncan Street.

In addition to the artifact display, John Walsh will be on hand to answer any questions.

Fort Defiance Civil War Park & Interpretive Center

Fort Defiance Civil War Park & Interpretive Center

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for April 6th, 2014

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The weekly Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department Recreation Report provides Clarksvillians with a glimpse at the activities and events that are available from the Parks and Recreation Department for them to enjoy together as a family.

This weeks highlights include: Wettest Egg Hunt, Walk with Me Tennessee, Civil War Artifacts, 50 Plus Olympics and Summer Pool Passes.

A young man chases a floating egg at the Clarksville Department of Parks and Recreation's Indoor Aquatic Center during last year's Wettest Egg Hunt.

A young man chases a floating egg at the Clarksville Department of Parks and Recreation’s Indoor Aquatic Center during last year’s Wettest Egg Hunt.

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Clarksville’s Fort Defiance Interpretive Center to display Civil War Artifacts

 

Fort Defiance Interpretive CenterClarksville, TN – Artifacts from the American Civil War, such as weapons, accoutrements, and personal items from the average soldier will be on display at the Fort Defiance Interpretive Center, located at 120 Duncan Street, April 12th from 10:00am to 5:00pm.

In addition to the artifact display, John Walsh will be on hand to answer any questions.

Fort Defiance Civil War Park & Interpretive Center

Fort Defiance Civil War Park & Interpretive Center

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Clarksville Civil War Roundtable’s next meeting is March 19th, 2014

 

The 120th meeting. Also their Tenth Anniversary

Clarksville Civil War RoundtableClarksville, TN – The next meeting of the Clarksville (TN) Civil War Roundtable will be on Wednesday, March 19th, 2014 at the Bone & Joint Center, 980 Professional Park Drive, right across the street from Gateway Medical Center. This is just off Dunlop Lane and Holiday Drive and only a few minutes east of Governor’s Square mall.

The meeting begins at 7:00pm and is always open to the public. Members please bring a friend or two – new recruits are always welcomed.

Topic: “Conflicted Friendships: John Bull, Uncle Sam and King Cotton; The British Influence Upon Union and Confederate Naval Strategies”

The Confederate Navy ironclad CSS Richmond.

The Confederate Navy ironclad CSS Richmond.

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Austin Peay State University history honor society attends regional conference

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University Phi Alpha Theta (PAT) History Honor Society put on another strong showing during the PAT Regional Conference at Tennessee Tech last weekend, with four members presenting at the event.

Patrick Toth, PAT president, presented, “Vitis vinifera and Rome: How Wine Helped Forge a Civilization.”

(L to R) Minoa Uffelman, PAT advisor, Patrick Toth, PAT president, Michael Farrell, Ryan Krause, Kali Wessels, John Steinberg, chair of the APSU Department of History and Philosophy, Deanna Carter, Amanda Lawson, Jennifer Kaiser, Amanda Bailey and Evan Nooe.

(L to R) Minoa Uffelman, PAT advisor, Patrick Toth, PAT president, Michael Farrell, Ryan Krause, Kali Wessels, John Steinberg, chair of the APSU Department of History and Philosophy, Deanna Carter, Amanda Lawson, Jennifer Kaiser, Amanda Bailey and Evan Nooe.

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Clarksville Civil War Roundtable’s next meeting is February 19th, 2014

 

The 119th meeting.

Clarksville Civil War RoundtableClarksville, TN – The next meeting of the Clarksville (TN) Civil War Roundtable will be on Wednesday, February 19th, 2014 at the Bone & Joint Center, 980 Professional Park Drive, right across the street from Gateway Hospital. This is just off Dunlop Lane and Holiday Drive and only a few minutes east of Governor’s Square mall.

The meeting begins at 7:00pm and is always open to the public. Members please bring a friend or two – new recruits are always welcomed.

Topic: “The Raiding Winter: Confederate Cavalry Operations – December 1862 to January 1863”

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for February 9th, 2014

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The weekly Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department Recreation Report provides Clarksvillians with a glimpse at the activities and events that are available from the Parks and Recreation Department for them to enjoy together as a family.

This weeks highlights include: 152nd Anniversary of the Surrender of Clarksville, Applications for Summer Pool Staff being accepted, and site added to the Teen Mentoring Program, Dream Chasers.

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