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Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan discusses the Issues; looks at Clarksville’s bright Future

 

Election 2014Clarksville, TN – Tomorrow, Tuesday October 3rd, is Tennessee’s General Election. Ballots will be cast on a range of offices and issues. Clarksville will also be electing the Mayor for the next four years. The candidates are Mayor Kim McMillan, City Councilman Bill Summers, and City Councilman Jeff Burkart.

Current Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan was sworn into office in January of 2011. When she was elected, her first goal was to reestablish the trust and integrity in the Mayor’s office. She came into office with two decades of experience representing the citizens of Clarksville-Montgomery County.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for October 26th, 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: Adaptive and Special-Needs programming, Indoor Aquatic Center to host event just for toddlers, Civil War Carbine Demo coming to Fort Defiance, Kleeman Community Center to Host Free Silver Social and Handmade Holidays.

3nd annual Handmade Holidays-a Crafters Bazaar to be held at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center November 15th and 16th, 2014.

3nd annual Handmade Holidays-a Crafters Bazaar to be held at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center November 15th and 16th, 2014.

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Clarksville’s Fort Defiance Interpretive Center to host Civil War Carbine Demonstration

 

Fort Defiance Interpretive CenterClarksville, TN – The Fort Defiance Interpretive Center, located at 120 Duncan Street, will host a Civil War carbine demonstration on Saturday, November 8th, from 10:00am to 4:00pm.

During the event, Mr. George Wernke will be demonstrating firing techniques of numerous Civil War carbines and repeating rifles, as well as fielding 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 October 12th, 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: Halloween Activities, Costume Swap and Civil War Carbine Demo at Fort Defiance.

2nd annual Spooky Spectacular and Haunted Maze coming Saturday, October 18th.

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Clarksville’s Fort Defiance to host pre-Civil War event “Sevier Days” this Saturday, September 27th

 

Fort Defiance Interpretive CenterClarksville, TN – The Fort Defiance Interpretive Center, located at 120 Duncan Street, is excited to present “Sevier Days,” an 18th century, pre-Civil War event, Saturday, September 27th, 2014 from 10:00am to 5:00pm.

This event will focus on the historical frontier and colonial period of Clarksville and will feature reenactors, flintlock musket firing demonstrations, a flint knapper making Indian arrowheads, and an authentic blacksmith operation and frontier camp life.

Fort Defiance Civil War Park & Interpretive Center

Fort Defiance Civil War Park & Interpretive Center

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for September 14th, 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: New ‘Fun with Fido’ event series continues September 20th, Youth Basketball League registration, and Pre-Civil War event, “Sevier Days” .

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Fort Defiance to host “Sevier Days” pre-Civil War event

 

Fort Defiance Interpretive CenterClarksville, TN – The Fort Defiance Interpretive Center, located at 120 Duncan Street, is excited to present “Sevier Days,” an 18th century, pre-Civil War event, Saturday, September 27th, 2014 from 10:00am to 5:00pm.

This event will focus on the historical frontier and colonial period of Clarksville and will feature reenactors, flintlock musket firing demonstrations, a flint knapper making Indian arrowheads, and an authentic blacksmith operation and frontier camp life.

Fort Defiance Civil War Park & Interpretive Center

Fort Defiance Civil War Park & Interpretive Center

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Friends of Fort Defiance’s March into the Past provides a look into yesteryear at the historic Civil War site

 

Friends of Fort DefianceClarksville, TN – The Friends of Fort Defiance held their annual March to the Past fundraiser at the Fort Defiance Interpretive Center at the historic Civil War site in the New Providence area of Clarksville Tennessee on Saturday June 14th.

William Parker of the Clarksville Department of Parks and Recreation who serves as the historical interpreter for Fort Defiance and the director of the Visitor Center appreciates their actions on behalf of the site. “The Friends of Fort Defiance of been in existence for much longer than the visitor center has been here,” he said. “It’s probably been 20 years that they have been around and each year they hold their March into the Past fund-raising event.”

Porter's Battery fires one of their canons at the March to the Past event

Porter’s Battery fires one of their canons at the March to the Past event

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Friends of Fort Defiance to hold March to the Past event this Saturday, June 14th

 

Friends of Fort DefianceClarksville, TN – The Friends of Fort Defiance will be holding their annual March to the Past fundraising event this Saturday, June 14th from 10:00am to 5:00pm at the Fort Defiance Civil War Park and Interpretive Center.

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

Fort Defiance Civil War Park & Interpretive Center

Fort Defiance Civil War Park & Interpretive Center

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for June 8th, 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: City hosts Warrior Week Military Appreciation Picnic, Movies in the Park features ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’, Friends of Fort Defiance Gear up for Annual Fundraising Event and New City concert series kicks off June 21st.

2014 Clarksville Warrior Week Picnic

2014 Clarksville Warrior Week Picnic

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