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APSU History Students present new research at Fort Defiance

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Members of the Austin Peay State University History Club recently had the opportunity to present new research related to Fort Defiance at the historical site’s newest event, titled “Fresh Research, New Discoveries.”

A partnership between APSU’s History Club, Phi Alpha Theta history honors society and Fort Defiance, and funded through a Student Academic Success Initiative grant from APSU faculty senate, “Fresh Research, New Discoveries” saw Austin Peay students John Schuler and Jenny Brown explore the histories of African American men and women during the Civil War.

APSU History Club presented new research about Fort Defiance at “Fresh Research, New Discoveries” event. (Austin Peay State University)

APSU History Club presented new research about Fort Defiance at “Fresh Research, New Discoveries” event. (Austin Peay State University)

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department Summer Camps

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department is gearing up for summer with a full schedule of camps and programs for all ages.

Parents are reminded that registration numbers are limited for all camps, so register early.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation to host Indian Artifact Display at Fort Defiance this Saturday

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation will host an Indian artifact display from 10:00am to 3:00pm Saturday, April 8th at the Fort Defiance Interpretive Center, 120 Duncan Street.

Bring those items lurking in your closet or collecting dust on your display shelves to have them identified.

Fort Defiance Interpretive Center, Clarksville TN.

Fort Defiance Interpretive Center, Clarksville TN.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation offers Spring Break fun

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Springtime is near and Clarksville Parks and Recreation offers a wide variety of fun activities for you to enjoy while school is out during Spring Break.

The Kleeman Community Center, Crow Community Center and Burt-Cobb Community Center will be open daily during normal operating hours.

Burt-Cobb Community Center

Burt-Cobb Community Center

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation announces Women’s History Month Celebration at Fort Defiance Interpretive Center

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Fort Defiance Interpretive Center, located at 120 Duncan Street, will host its first event with a specific focus on women’s history from 2:00pm to 4:00pm on Saturday, March 11th to celebrate Women’s History Month.

Stories will be shared about the women who lived on the site throughout its history.

Fort Defiance Interpretive Center, Clarksville TN.

Fort Defiance Interpretive Center, Clarksville TN.

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Fort Defiance Interpretive Center to commemorate the 155th Anniversary of the Surrender of Clarksville

 

Fort Defiance Interpretive CenterClarksville, TN – Fort Defiance Interpretive Center, located at 120 Duncan Street, will host a living history event to commemorate the 155th anniversary of the surrender of Fort Defiance to Union soldiers in 1862 from 10:00am to 3:00pm on Saturday, February 25th, 2017.

Visitors can see uniformed Civil War re-enactors from Porter’s Battery who will provide living history and canon firing demonstrations.

155th Anniversary of the Surrender of Clarksville event to be held at Fort Defiance, February 25th.

155th Anniversary of the Surrender of Clarksville event to be held at Fort Defiance, February 25th.

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Fort Defiance Civil War Park to hold “A Soldier’s Burden” presentation Saturday

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Fort Defiance Civil War Park and Interpretive Center will host historical interpreter William Parker’s presentation of “A Soldier’s Burden” at 1:00pm Saturday, January 21st as part of a new educational programming series, Life in the 1800’s.

Fort Defiance Interpretive Center, Clarksville TN.

Fort Defiance Interpretive Center, Clarksville TN.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation announces Christmas in Occupied Clarksville set for December 11th

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation invites you to the Fort Defiance Interpretive Center on Sunday, December 11th from 4:00pm to 6:00pm to experience the holidays as soldiers and civilians did in the 1860s.

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American Queen Steamboat docks in Clarksville

 

American Queen Steamboat CompanyClarksville, TN – Sunday afternoon, October 23rd, the American Queen of the American Queen Steamboat Company docked at Clarksville’s McGregor Park along the banks of the Cumberland River.

The American Queen’s stop in Clarksville is part of their 9 day “American Music” themed cruise that started in Nashville on October 23rd and ends in Memphis on October 31st.

The American Queen riverboat docked at Clarksville's McGregor Park.

The American Queen riverboat docked at Clarksville’s McGregor Park.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for October 23rd, 2016

 

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: Zombie 5k Chase Race, Youth Basketball League, Fright on Franklin and Fort Defiance Haunting.

Halloween at Fort Defiance set for Friday, October 28th.

Halloween at Fort Defiance set for Friday, October 28th.

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