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LBL’s Homeplace 1850s Working Farm to be restored by HistoriCorps

 

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HistoriCorpsDover, TN – HistoriCorps, a national nonprofit dedicated to preserving America’s historic structures, in collaboration with Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area, will start restoring the Homeplace 1850s Working Farm from August 12th – September 14th, 2018.

Situated in The Trace, Tennessee, the community has stood the test of time since its inception in the 1850s.

LBL's Homeplace 1850s Working Farm and Living History Museum from Pre-Civil War Era to Undergo Preservation Efforts.

LBL’s Homeplace 1850s Working Farm and Living History Museum from Pre-Civil War Era to Undergo Preservation Efforts.

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Austin Peay State University embraces community with Foy Center’s new outdoor camp for teens

 

Austin Peay State University

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – This summer, Austin Peay State University’s Foy Fitness and Recreation Center is offering a new summer camp for teens—Govs Outdoors (GO) Teen Camp.

The day camp, which furthers APSU’s commitment to the surrounding community, focuses on getting teens outdoors and offers activities ranging from hiking and biking, to rock climbing and caving, all of which are offered in the Clarksville area.

APSU's Foy Fitness and Recreation Center to hold summer camp for teens.

APSU’s Foy Fitness and Recreation Center to hold summer camp for teens.

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Clarksville Civil War Roundtable’s next meeting is January 17th, 2018

 

Clarksville Civil War RoundtableClarksville, TN – The next meeting of the Clarksville (TN) Civil War Roundtable will be on Wednesday, January 17th, 2018 at the Bone & Joint Center, 980 Professional Park Drive, right across the street from Tennova Healthcare. This is just off Dunlop Lane and Holiday Drive and only a few minutes east of Governor’s Square mall.

The meeting begins at 7:00pm and is always open to the public. Members please bring a friend or two – new recruits are always welcomed.

Clarksville Civil War Roundtable's next program will be held Wednesday, January 17th.

Clarksville Civil War Roundtable’s next program will be held Wednesday, January 17th.

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LBL to hold Cub Scout Day at Woodlands Nature Station

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLLand Between the Lakes, KY/TN – Woodlands Nature Station will host Cub Scout Day on Saturday, November 18th, 2017 ongoing from 10:00am-3:00pm at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area.

Hands-on activities based on honing survival skills and hiking strategies will help Cub Scouts earn belt loops for Tigers in the Wild (Tigers), Paws on the Path (Wolves), A Bear Goes Fishing (Bears) and Castaway (Webelos). Everyone is welcome.

The Nature Station at LBL. (Land Between the Lakes)

The Nature Station at LBL. (Land Between the Lakes)

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Land Between the Lakes to hold Fall Fest at Woodlands Nature Station

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLLand Between the Lakes, KY/TN – Woodlands Nature Station hosts Fall Fest Saturday, November 4th, 2017 from 10:00am-4:00pm. Nature Station admission is $5.00 ages 13 and up, $3.00 ages 5-12, free for ages 4 and under.

Fall Fest features a variety of forest and migration-themed programs including hayrides, live music, nature crafts, and appearances by Smokey Bear.

Nature Station Fall Hayride. (Melodie Anderson)

Nature Station Fall Hayride. (Melodie Anderson)

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LBL to hold 44th Annual Piney Campers’ Fair

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLLand Between the Lakes, KY/TN – Piney Campground will celebrate camping in the great outdoors with its 44th Annual Campers’ Fair, September 20th-24th, 2017. Campers’ Fair will offer the newest in RVs, camping equipment, golf carts and boats.

The event is free and open to everyone on Saturday, September 23rd from 8:00am-4:00pm, and on Sunday, September 24th from 10:00am-2:00pm, at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area.

Piney Camper's Fair proved to be the place to be in September--both campers and staff participated in the day’s activities like playing corn hole and a little dancing to the band. Camper's Fair is an opportunity to see for yourself the incredible campground we offer in Stewart County, TN.

Piney Camper’s Fair proved to be the place to be in September–both campers and staff participated in the day’s activities like playing corn hole and a little dancing to the band. Camper’s Fair is an opportunity to see for yourself the incredible campground we offer in Stewart County, TN.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County under Flash Flood Watch through Friday

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Clarksville-Montgomery County and the northwest half of Middle Tennessee. Heavy rain will persist through Friday as Tropical Depression Harvey moves across the area.

Total rainfall amounts through Friday are expected to range from around 2 inches across southern parts of the Cumberland Plateau, to about 4 inches across the Nashville metro area, to between 5 and 8 inches around Clarksville and Land Between the Lakes.

As rainfall amounts accumulate over a period of days, flooding may develop, particularly in areas to the west and north of Nashville.

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September is Homeschoolers’ Month at LBL’s Homeplace 1850s Farm

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLLand Between the Lakes, KY/TN – Home educators and students are invited to the Homeplace 1850s Working Farm at Land Between the Lakes during September for Homeschoolers month. Visitors can experience Laura Ingalls Wilder’s classic, “Little House in the Big Woods.”

Admission is $5.00 for ages 13 and up and $3.00 for ages 5 to 12 and free for 4 and under.

Land Between the Lakes Homeplace Animals July 2016. Tamworth pigs, a heritage breed at the Homeplace. (Forest Service Staff)

Land Between the Lakes Homeplace Animals July 2016. Tamworth pigs, a heritage breed at the Homeplace. (Forest Service Staff)

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Land Between the Lakes to offer Total Solar Eclipse Viewing and Programming

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLLand Between the Lakes, KY/TN – Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area will offer prime viewing locations for the Great American Eclipse on August 21st and “Sun and Moon Days” August 16th-23rd, 2017, a series of programs throughout the 170,00 acre area to celebrate and educate about this amazing natural phenomenon.

“Visitors looking for a prime spot to watch the Great American Eclipse are invited to Land Between the Lakes,” says Customer Service Manager Jeff Laird.

Be safe when viewing the eclipse… Wear solar viewing glasses. (LBL)

Be safe when viewing the eclipse… Wear solar viewing glasses. (LBL)

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Land Between the Lakes to hold Food Drive July 29th

 

Land Between the Lakes - LBLLand Between the Lakes, KY/TN – Land Between the Lakes asks the public to participate in a food drive on Saturday, July 29th. Visitors can bring 2 cans or boxes of non-perishable food items (per person) to any facility listed and receive a special discount.

Donations will go to the Stewart County Food Bank, Helping Hands in Trigg County, and Hope Food Bank in Lyon County.

Elk & Bison Prairie at LBL.

Elk & Bison Prairie at LBL.

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