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Fort Defiance to host Civil War Recruitment Day

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Experience history in action at the Fort Defiance Interpretive Center’s Civil War Recruitment Day on Saturday, July 30th from 10:00am to 3:00pm.

Come spend the day as re-enactors conduct a historical “recruiting” event. Throughout the day, children can visit the Commanding Officers to enlist into either the Confederate or Union Armies and then drill with the soldiers before receiving their “discharge” papers.

Fort Defiance Interpretive Center Recruitment Event to be held Saturday, July 30th. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation to hold Recruitment Event at Fort Defiance this Saturday, July 30th

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – On Saturday, July 30th, Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department will host a Recruitment Event at Fort Defiance Civil War Park from 10:00am to 3:00pm.

Come spend the day as re-enactors conduct an historical “recruiting” event.

Fort Defiance Interpretive Center Recruitment Event to be held Saturday, July 30th. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation announces Book Signing and Lecture at Fort Defiance Cancelled

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The book signing and lecture event with author Stephen Davis at the Fort Defiance Interpretive Center has been cancelled. The event, originally scheduled to take place on Thursday, July 21st at 1:00pm is expected to be rescheduled at a later date.

Watch Clarksville Online for updates. Call Clarksville Parks and Recreation at 931.472.3351.

Fort Defiance Civil War Park & Interpretive Center

Fort Defiance Civil War Park & Interpretive Center

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Clarksville’s Fort Defiance Civil War Park to hold Book Signing for Author Stephen Davis

 

Davis to Speak about General John Bell Hood and Confederate Army Command in Tennessee

Fort Defiance Interpretive CenterClarksville, TN – On Thursday, July 21st, 2016 Author Stephen Davis will be giving a talk, “General John Bell Hood and Confederate Army Command in Tennessee” and signing copies of his book, “A Long and Bloody Task” at the Fort Defiance Civil War Park and Interpretive Center located at 120 Duncan Street, Clarksville, TN.

Spring of 1864 brought a whole new war to the Western Theater, with new commanders and what would become a new style of warfare.

"A Long and Bloody Task" by Stephen Davis

“A Long and Bloody Task” by Stephen Davis

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Friends of Fort Defiance to hold Annual Fundraising Event Saturday, June 11th

 

Friends of Fort DefianceClarksville, TN – The Friends of Fort Defiance is excited to announce the date for this year’s March to the Past fundraising event to be held Saturday, June 11th from 10:00am – 3:00pm at the Fort Defiance Civil War Park and Interpretive Center.

Live demonstrations of quilting, firing, and camp life will be sure to give the community a clear depiction of the Civil War era.

Annual March to the Past event at Fort Defiance Civil War Park. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation releases Veterans Day Holiday Schedule

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation facilities will have adjusted hours of operation Wednesday, November 11th to accommodate students in the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System and their holiday schedule.

The Indoor Aquatic Center will be open from 7:00am to 8:00pm on Veterans Day.

The Indoor Aquatic Center will be open from 7:00am to 8:00pm on Veterans Day.

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“Free at Last” traveling exhibition on Emancipation and Reconstruction on display at Fort Defiance Civil War Park

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – For the last year of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, the Tennessee Civil War National Heritage Area has expanded its traveling exhibition about emancipation and Reconstruction. “Free at Last!” tells the momentous story of the transition from slavery to freedom and the development of citizenship among formerly enslaved African Americans.

Doubled in size to eight banner stands, the exhibition now has panels focused on each of Tennessee’s three grand divisions. “Free at Last!” is available to museums and historic sites free of charge and is on view at the Fort Defiance Civil War Park and Interpretive Center in Clarksville from now to December 10th, 2015.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for October 11th, 2015

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, 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: Haunted Swim, Float event for canoe and kayak, Fort Defiance offers haunting experience and Swim Lessons.

Register for November Swim Lessons at Clarksville's Indoor Aquatic Center.

Register for November Swim Lessons at Clarksville’s Indoor Aquatic Center.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation announces Halloween at Fort Defiance set for October 30th

 

Fort Defiance Interpretive CenterClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department will host its Halloween at Fort Defiance event on Friday, October 30th from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at the fort located at 120 Duncan Street.

Visitors are invited to gather around the bonfire to listen to haunting historical tales of woe and terror. Don’t be afraid, Fort Defiance isn’t haunted…we think! «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for June 7th, 2015

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, 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: Fun with Fido, Friends of Fort Defiance Annual Fundraiser, Adult Karate, Rally on the Cumberland and Free summer fun this June and July.

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