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Clarksville Beginnings: The Early History of Sevier Station – Part 1

 

Clarksville Tennessee HistoryClarksville, TN – Have you seen the old stone building on Walker Street in the New Providence area? If not, come by and take a look at it some time. This primitive looking building, labeled “Sevier Station”, is on the National Register of Historic Places and is touted as the oldest building in Montgomery County, Tennessee.

As you walk around and gaze at the roughhewn limestone quarried from the nearby bluffs, and ponder the old chimney placed oddly in the center of the building, and consider the apparent gun port built into the east side, may you contemplate the ground upon which you are standing.

Sevier Station

Sevier Station

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Dunbar Cave State Park Programs for August 27th and 31st, 2013

 

Dunbar Cave State Park - Clarksville TNClarksville, TNDunbar Cave State Natural Area has been a State Park since 1973. The cave and its surrounding 110 acres have considerable scenic, natural and historical significance. The entrance offered shelter to prehistoric Native Americans as far back as 10,000 years.

Dunbar Cave State Natural Area will present many nature programs this summer. There are programs for children and adults.

Upcoming events include: Wildflower Hike and Nature Hike!

The Dunbar Cave State Natural Area's Visitors Center

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Dunbar Cave State Park Programs for August 22nd through August 25th, 2013

 

Dunbar Cave State Park - Clarksville TNClarksville, TNDunbar Cave State Natural Area has been a State Park since 1973. The cave and its surrounding 110 acres have considerable scenic, natural and historical significance. The entrance offered shelter to prehistoric Native Americans as far back as 10,000 years.

Dunbar Cave State Natural Area will present many nature programs this summer. There are programs for children and adults.

Upcoming events include: Birds of Prey, History Hike, Lake Life, and Evening Trail Hike!

Rebecca Davenport of Paris Landing State Park and Shawn Settle, Dunbar Cave Seasonal Interpretive Ranger will be doing a Birds of Prey Program Saturday, August 24th.

Rebecca Davenport of Paris Landing State Park and Shawn Settle, Dunbar Cave Seasonal Interpretive Ranger will be doing a Birds of Prey Program Saturday, August 24th.

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Dunbar Cave State Park Programs for August 13th through August 17th, 2013

 

Dunbar Cave State Park - Clarksville TNClarksville, TNDunbar Cave State Natural Area has been a State Park since 1973. The cave and its surrounding 110 acres have considerable scenic, natural and historical significance. The entrance offered shelter to prehistoric Native Americans as far back as 10,000 years.

Dunbar Cave State Natural Area will present many nature programs this summer. There are programs for children and adults.

Upcoming events include: Wildflower Evening Hike, Nature Readings: Bats, Mudbugs and Frogs, Trees Are Terrific, Wildflower Walk, and Aquatic Critters of Swan Lake!

Learn about the Aquatic Critters of Swan Lake at 6:30pm this Saturday at Dunbar Cave State Natural Area.

Learn about the Aquatic Critters of Swan Lake at 6:30pm this Saturday at Dunbar Cave State Natural Area.

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Dunbar Cave State Park Programs for August 5th through August 10th, 2013

 

Dunbar Cave State Park - Clarksville TNClarksville, TNDunbar Cave State Natural Area has been a State Park since 1973. The cave and its surrounding 110 acres have considerable scenic, natural and historical significance. The entrance offered shelter to prehistoric Native Americans as far back as 10,000 years.

Dunbar Cave State Natural Area will present many nature programs this summer. There are programs for children and adults.

Upcoming events include:Wildflower Walk, Fishing Equipment and Techniques, History of Port Royal, Evening Trail Hike, APSU Bat Night and Nature Detectives!

The Dunbar Cave State Natural Area's Visitors Center

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Dunbar Cave State Park Programs for July 21st through July 27th, 2013

 

Dunbar Cave State Park - Clarksville TNClarksville, TNDunbar Cave State Natural Area has been a State Park since 1973. The cave and its surrounding 110 acres have considerable scenic, natural and historical significance. The entrance offered shelter to prehistoric Native Americans as far back as 10,000 years.

Dunbar Cave State Natural Area will present many nature programs this summer. There are programs for children and adults.

Upcoming events include: Night Hike, Spiders, National Moth Week, Kids Nature Games, Cooling at the Cave and so much more!

Cooling at the Cave to be held Saturday, July 27th, 2013.

Cooling at the Cave to be held Saturday, July 27th, 2013.

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Dunbar Cave State Park Programs for July 17th through July 20th, 2013

 

Dunbar Cave State Park - Clarksville TNClarksville, TNDunbar Cave State Natural Area has been a State Park since 1973. The cave and its surrounding 110 acres have considerable scenic, natural and historical significance. The entrance offered shelter to prehistoric Native Americans as far back as 10,000 years.

Dunbar Cave State Natural Area will present many nature programs this summer. There are programs for children and adults.

Upcoming events include: Night Hike, Dunbar in the Past, Lake Life, National Moth Week, Trees are Terrific and so much more!

Swan Lake at Dunbar Cave State Park.

Swan Lake at Dunbar Cave State Park.

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Dunbar Cave State Park Programs for July 7th through July 13th, 2013

 

Clarksville, TNDunbar Cave State Natural Area has been a State Park since 1973. The cave and its surrounding 110 acres have considerable scenic, natural and historical significance. The entrance offered shelter to prehistoric Native Americans as far back as 10,000 years.

Dunbar Cave State Natural Area will present many nature programs this summer. There are programs for children and adults.

Upcoming events include: Morning Nature Hike, Night Creatures, How to Build and Start a Campfire, Overnight Backpacking Training (Part 1), Wildflowers and so much more!

Geese at Dunbar Cave State Park

Geese at Dunbar Cave State Park

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Dunbar Cave State Park Programs for July 1st through July 6th, 2013

 

Clarksville, TNDunbar Cave State Natural Area has been a State Park since 1973. The cave and its surrounding 110 acres have considerable scenic, natural and historical significance. The entrance offered shelter to prehistoric Native Americans as far back as 10,000 years.

Dunbar Cave State Natural Area will present many nature programs this summer. There are programs for children and adults.

Upcoming events include: Evening Nature Hike, Fish, Insects and Freshwater Mussels of the Red River, Lake Critters, Fishing Equipment and Techniques and so much more!

The Dunbar Cave State Natural Area's Visitors Center

The Dunbar Cave State Natural Area’s Visitors Center

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Dunbar Cave State Park Programs for June 23rd through June 29th, 2013

 

Clarksville, TNDunbar Cave State Natural Area has been a State Park since 1973. The cave and its surrounding 110 acres have considerable scenic, natural and historical significance. The entrance offered shelter to prehistoric Native Americans as far back as 10,000 years.

Dunbar Cave State Natural Area will present many nature programs this summer. There are programs for children and adults.

Upcoming events include: Tree Identification Hike, Creek Animals, Night Hike, Nature Detectives. Overnight Backpacking Training (Part 2), Wildflower Hike, Birds of Prey and so much more!

The Dunbar Cave State Natural Area's Visitors Center

The Dunbar Cave State Natural Area’s Visitors Center

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