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Fort Defiance Interpretive Center adds second session to its popular Civil War Summer Camp

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The Fort Defiance Interpretive Center, located at 120 Duncan Street, is proud to host the City’s Civil War Summer Camp for youth in the 5th and 6th grades. The Camp was so popular in its first year that a second one-week session has been added to allow for more kids to participate!

Fort Defiance Civil War Park & Interpretive Center

Fort Defiance Civil War Park & Interpretive Center

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Clarksville’s Fort Defiance Interpretive Center to host Civil War Medical Display

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The Fort Defiance Interpretive Center, located at 120 Duncan Street, will host a medical display Saturday, May 24th from 10:00am to 5:00pm.

The exhibit will feature presentations by Mark Britton and include a collection of medical items used during the 19th century to include necessary tools for blood-letting, various surgical procedures and preparation of period medicinal products.

Civil War Medical Display at Fort Defiance Civil War Park on Saturday, May 24th.

Civil War Medical Display at Fort Defiance Civil War Park on Saturday, May 24th.

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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 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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152nd Anniversary of the Surrender of Clarksville to be commemorated at Fort Defiance Interpretive Center

 

Fort Defiance Interpretive CenterClarksville, 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.

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Clarksville’s Fort Defiance Interpretive Center to hold Photography Exhibit in November

 

Fort Defiance Interpretive CenterClarksville, TN – Photographs featuring Clarksville from the 1950’s will be on display at the Fort Defiance Interpretive Center, November 4th-30th, 2013.

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Civil War Carbine Demo coming to Clarksville’s Fort Defiance Civil War Park

 

Fort Defiance Interpretive CenterClarksville, TN – A demonstration of Civil War weaponry is planned for Saturday, November 2nd, 2013, from 10:00am to 5:00pm, at the Fort Defiance Civil War Park and Interpretive Center.

Fort Defiance, located at 120 Duncan Street, will open at 10:00am with the first carbine demonstration taking place at 10:30am and continuing every half hour.

Civil War Carbine Demostration

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation to host “Sevier Days” at Fort Defiance Interpretive Center Saturday, September 28th

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – On Saturday, September 28th, 2013 from 10:00am to 5:00pm, the Fort Defiance Interpretive Center, located at 120 Duncan Street, will present “Sevier Days,” an 18th century, pre-Civil War event.

Sevier Days at Fort Defiance Interpretive Center September 28th.

Sevier Days at Fort Defiance Interpretive Center September 28th.

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