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Experience Life During the Civil War as Portrayed at LBL’s The Homeplace

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLGolden 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.

One of the main buildings at the Homeplace at LBL.

One of the main buildings at the Homeplace at LBL.

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Clarksville Civil War Roundtable’s next meeting is November 20th, 2013

 

The 116th meeting.

Clarksville Civil War RoundtableClarksville, TN – The next meeting of the Clarksville (TN) Civil War Roundtable will be on Wednesday, November 20th, 2013 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 Arkansas Post Campaign”

Battle of Arkansas Post/Fort Hindman

Battle of Arkansas Post/Fort Hindman

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Clarksville Civil War Roundtable’s next meeting is July 17th, 2013

 

The 112th meeting.

Clarksville Civil War RoundtableClarksville, TN – The next meeting of the Clarksville (TN) Civil War Roundtable will be on Wednesday, July 17th, 2013 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: “Sterling Price’s 1864 Missouri Campaign”

Confederate Army Major General Sterling Price

Confederate Army Major General Sterling Price

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Fort Donelson National Battlefield Prepares for New Visitor Center Exhibits

 

US National Park ServiceDover, TN – After almost three years in the planning and design, Fort Donelson National Battlefield wishes to announce that final preparations are being made for the fabrication and installation of new and exciting exhibits in the national park’s visitor center.

The park’s current visitor center opened in 1962, the 100th anniversary of the 1862 Battles of Forts Henry and Donelson. Although the building and its original exhibits have been slightly modified over the years, they largely remain as they did half a century ago.

Artist concept of the new Exhibits in the Fort Donelson Visitor Center. (NPC)

Artist concept of the new Exhibits in the Fort Donelson Visitor Center. (NPC)

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Experience Life During the Civil War as Portrayed at Land Between the Lakes The Homeplace

 

Land Between the LakesGolden Pond, KY – Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area will be adding a new Civil War themed program in honor of the sesquicentennial or 150th anniversary of the start of the American Civil War.

The program, “Civil War Comes to The Homeplace,” will be held at The Homeplace, a living history farm on the Tennessee portion of LBL, Saturday, December 8th, from 10:00am-4:00pm. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Civil War Roundtable’s next meeting is August 15th, 2012

 

The 101th Meeting

Clarksville Civil War RoundtableClarksville, TN – The next meeting of the Clarksville (TN) Civil War Roundtable will be on Wednesday, June 20th 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.

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Clarksville Civil War Roundtable’s next meeting is June 20th, 2012

 

The 99th  Meeting

Clarksville Civil War RoundtableClarksville, TN – The next meeting of the Clarksville (TN) Civil War Roundtable will be on Wednesday, June 20th 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.

The meetings topic is “Onward Southern Soldiers: Religion In The Army of Tennessee” «Read the rest of this article»

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The Clarksville Civil War Roundtable’s next meeting is December 21st

 

The 93rd Meeting

Clarksville Civil War Roundtable

Clarksville, TN – The next meeting of the Clarksville (TN) Civil War Roundtable will be on Wednesday, December 21st, 2011 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.

This meetings topic is “The Petersburg Campaign”. «Read the rest of this article»

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Groundbreaking planned for Fort Defiance Interpretive Center

 

The City of Clarksville will break ground on an interpretive center planned for Fort Defiance Park on Tuesday, December 9 at 3 p.m.

Fort Defiance Park, located at 120 A Street in New Providence, is the site of a Civil War-era fort used by the and later occupied by the Union Army. Today the earthworks (mounds) of the original fort are all that remain. The new interpretive center will illustrate through images and artifacts the story of Fort Defiance and the significance of the fort’s position as a controlling point on the Cumberland River.

The interpretive center will also feature exhibits depicting the history of the New Providence area starting with the Frontier Era (1780-1819), to the Steamboat Era (1819-1843), The Civil War Era (1861-1864), and through the Reconstruction Era (1865-1876).

 



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