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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.

Fun with Fido continues June 13th at the Clarksville Downtown Market «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for June 1st, 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: Clarksville’s Wonder Kids Triathlon, Adult Karate, Movies in the Park, and Friends of Fort Defiance Annual Fundraising Event.

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14th Tennessee Infantry returns to Clarksville for 150th Anniversary Homecoming at Fort Defiance Civil War Park

 

Fort Defiance Interpretive CenterClarksville, TN – On Friday, May 15th, 2015, the 14th Tennessee Infantry celebrated their 150th anniversary Homecoming at Fort Defiance Civil War Park. Reenactors of the Confederate 14th Tennessee Volunteer Infantry, Company B setup camp and held demonstrations from 10:00am until 5:00pm.

Some of the demonstrations held included an infantry demonstration, weapons talk, U.S. Sanitary Commission information, a talk on Confederate flags as well as an artillery demonstration and discussion.

Kenwood Elementary School 5th Graders watch the 14th Tennessee Infantry reenactors demonstrate how artillery was fired at Fort Defiance Civil War Park, Friday.

Kenwood Elementary School 5th Graders watch the 14th Tennessee Infantry reenactors demonstrate how artillery was fired at Fort Defiance Civil War Park, Friday.

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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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