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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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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for June 1st, 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 Providence Pool to host event just for toddlers, Friends of Fort Defiance Gear up for Annual Fundraising Event, Clarksville’s Riverfest now accepting Entertainer Applications and Daddy-Daughter Date Night.

Friends of Fort Defiance to hold Annual March to the Past Fundraising Event June 14th.

Friends of Fort Defiance to hold Annual March to the Past Fundraising Event June 14th.

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Friends of Fort Defiance to hold Annual Fundraising Event June 14th

 

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: 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 along with Friends of Fort Defiance to hold “March to the Past” at Fort Defiance Interpretive Center

 

Fort Defiance Interpretive CenterClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department and the Friends of Fort Defiance will host the “March to the Past” event on Saturday, June 8th from 10:00am to 5:00pm and Sunday, June 9th from 1:00pm to 5:00pm at the Fort Defiance Interpretive Center, located at 120 Duncan Street.

Cannon firing demonstration

Cannon firing demonstration

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for June 2nd, 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: Summer Youth Program, Liberty Park Pond Closed, Fort Defiance Marches to the Past, Youth Co-Ed Flag Football, and Warrior Week Picnic.

Warrior Week Picnic Rescheduled for June 22nd, 2013.

Warrior Week Picnic Rescheduled for June 22nd, 2013.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for May 19th, 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:

  • Civil War Medical Display
  • Zumba
  • Doggie Palooza
  • March to the Past
  • Civil War Summer Camp
  • Summer Youth Program
Get your Summer Pool Passes at Clarksville Parks and Recreation

Get your Summer Pool Passes at Clarksville Parks and Recreation

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Fort Defiance plans to “March to the Past” this Summer

 

Fort Defiance Interpretive CenterClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department and the Friends of Fort Defiance will host the “March to the Past” event on Saturday, June 8th from 10:00am to 5:00pm and Sunday, June 9th from 1:00pm to 5:00pm at the Fort Defiance Interpretive Center, located at 120 Duncan Street.

Fort Defiance Interpretive Center, Clarksville TN.

Fort Defiance Interpretive Center, Clarksville TN.

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Civil War Ball to be held January 12th, 2013

 

Friends of Fort DefianceClarksville, TN – The Friends of Fort Defiance would like to invite you to a Civil War Ball in support of the Fort Defiance Interpretive and Visitors Center, a beautiful facility located on the site of Fort Defiance’s earth works in Clarksville.

It was opened in April of 2011. If you have not had the opportunity to visit there as yet, we encourage you to do so. It is truly an impressive facility.

The Grand March

The Grand March

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