Clarksville, 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.”
The 119th meeting.
Clarksville, 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”
Clarksville, 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.
152nd Anniversary of the Surrender of Clarksville to be commemorated at Fort Defiance Interpretive Center
Clarksville, TN – The Fort Defiance Interpretive Center, located at 120 Duncan Street, will host a living history weekend to commemorate the 152nd anniversary of the Surrender of Clarksville, Saturday, February 15th from 10:00am to 4:00pm.
Come see uniformed Civil War re-enactors from the 50th Tennessee Reenactment Group who will provide living history and musket firing demonstrations.
Golden Pond, KY – In February of 1862, “Between the Rivers” was bracing for war. Confederate forces occupied Fort Henry with Federal forces moving up the Tennessee River. Visit Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area to get outdoors and learn more about the American Civil War.
The popular Fort Henry Anniversary Program will take place on Saturday, February 8th from 1:00pm-2:30pm at The Homeplace. «Read the rest of this article»
Historian David Goldfield to present new perspective on Civil War at Austin Peay State University February 4th
Clarksville, TN – In August 1834, an angry Protestant mob entered a Catholic convent outside of Boston, broke windows and furniture and then set the building on fire.
The next morning, the ruins of this small convent smoldered, but the fire of religious unease, which had ignited the riot, would continue to burn for another 30 years.
The 118th meeting.
Clarksville, TN – The next meeting of the Clarksville (TN) Civil War Roundtable will be on Wednesday, January 15th, 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 7:00 pm and is always open to the public. Members please bring a friend or two – new recruits are always welcomed.
Topic: “Jefferson Davis: The Man”
Nashville, TN – A groundbreaking exhibit about the slaves and slaveholders who worked and resided at a distinctive plantation in Tennessee will open next year at the Tennessee State Museum in Nashville.
The exhibit, Slaves and Slaveholders of Wessyngton Plantation, looks at the lives of both the enslaved African Americans and their white owners on the 13,000 acre plantation in Robertson County, Tennessee. The exhibition, which is free to the public, will open February 11th and close August 31st, 2014.
Golden Pond, KY – Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area invites you to any of the programs listed below or to come outside to camp, hike, bike, ride, drive, relax, fish, boat, hunt, learn, picnic, and more.
The Elk & Bison Prairie, drive through wildlife viewing area, is open all year, dawn until dusk. Admission is $5.00 per vehicle.
Golden Pond, KY – Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area will present “Civil War Comes to The Homeplace,” Saturday, December 14th, from 10:00am-3:00pm. Local historian, Susan “Ski” Witzofsky, will present War Between The Rivers at 1:00pm in The Homeplace Theater.
Come visit The Homeplace as the farm goes forward in time to the Civil War era.
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