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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for May 18th, 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: Clarksville Parks and Recreation to open its largest Splash Pad, Fort Defiance Interpretive Center adds second session to its popular Civil War Summer Camp, and Movies in the Park features ‘Turbo’.

Clarksville's Edith Pettus Park Splash Pad

Clarksville’s Edith Pettus Park Splash Pad

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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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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for April 20th, 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: 50 Plus Olympics Early Bird Deadline April 25th, Volunteers needed for Mayor’s Summer Night Lights, Yoga in the Park, and Civil War Medical Display.

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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’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 Parks and Recreation Report for December 15th, 2013

 

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: Christmas in Occupied Clarksville, Swim with Santa, Santa’s Elves to Visit Crow Community Center, Christmas on the Cumberland and Free Activities, 2014 Queen City Road Race Art Contest and Indoor Soccer for Youth.

Swim with Santa at the Indoor Aquatic Center today from 2:00pm until 4:00pm.

Swim with Santa at the Indoor Aquatic Center today from 2:00pm until 4:00pm.

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Fort Defiance Interpretive Center to hold Christmas in Occupied Clarksville December 15th

 

Fort Defiance Interpretive CenterClarksville, TN – On Sunday, December 15th, 2013 from 3:00pm to 6:00pm, come to the Fort Defiance Interpretive Center to experience the holidays as soldiers and civilians did in the 1860s.

Visitors to the event will be able to step back in time and see period decorations, visit with a nineteenth century Santa, and enjoy eggnog, cakes and caroling.

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