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Austin Peay State University students join area historians in exploring Fort Defiance

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Located on a bluff some 200 feet above the meeting point of the Red River and the Cumberland River, Fort Defiance served a significant role in Clarksville’s participation in the Civil War.

Viewed by Confederates as an ideal site to defend the river approach to Clarksville, the fort eventually was captured by Union forces, who occupied the site for the remainder of the war.

Austin Peay Students learning about Fort Defiance from local historians.

Austin Peay Students learning about Fort Defiance from local historians.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation now hiring summer lifeguard positions

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Summer lifeguard positions are available with Clarksville Parks and Recreation at the city’s three outdoor pools: Beachaven, Swan Lake, and New Providence.

Make this summer count! Earn $8.00 an hour, feel a sense of pride working in an important position, and make new friends amongst co-workers all while making a difference in your community.

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Customs House Museum and Cultural Center adds New Addition to Collection Part of ‘A Time of Mourning’ Exhibit

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum and Cultural Center is showcasing items from its collection with the exhibit A Time of Mourning, now on display.

The exhibit highlights how rigorous mourning etiquette affected women’s attire; the grieving process is explored through clothing, photographs, and a variety of other objects.

‘A Time of Mourning’ Exhibit on display at the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center.

‘A Time of Mourning’ Exhibit on display at the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for March 14th, 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: Wettest Egg Hunts, Clarksville Greenway Cleanup, and Fort Defiance Reenactment & book signing.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for March 13th, 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: Wettest Egg Hunts, Clarksville Greenway Cleanup, New session of Tai Chi, and Spring Break Tumbling Camp.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for March 6th, 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: Wettest Egg Hunts, Winter Gym, New session of Tai Chi, and Spring Break Tumbling Camp.

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Clarksville Park and Recreation’s fifth annual Wettest Egg Hunts to be held March 19th

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation is excited to host a not-so-typical egg hunt at the New Providence Indoor Aquatic Center, located at 166 Cunningham Lane, but you’d better reserve your spot soon as space is filling quickly!

Pre-registration for the Wettest Egg Hunt is required and can be completed online at www.cityofclarksville.com/wettestegghunt

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation releases Veterans Day Holiday Schedule

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation facilities will have adjusted hours of operation Wednesday, November 11th to accommodate students in the Clarksville-Montgomery County School System and their holiday schedule.

The Indoor Aquatic Center will be open from 7:00am to 8:00pm on Veterans Day.

The Indoor Aquatic Center will be open from 7:00am to 8:00pm on Veterans Day.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation announces Indoor Aquatic Center to open October 1st

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department invites you to enjoy the Indoor Aquatic Center at New Providence, located at 166 Cunningham Lane, this fall and winter!

Don’t let the upcoming cold weather keep you out of the pool, The Indoor Aquatic Center opens its doors for its Indoor Season on Thursday, October 1st.

The Indoor Aquatic Center at New Providence.

The Indoor Aquatic Center at New Providence.

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Planters Bank to show Pen and Ink Drawings “Simple Tennessee Pleasures” by Janet Felts

 

Planters BankClarksville, TN – The Planters Bank-Hilldale Gallery will feature “Pen & Ink Drawings” showing simple pleasures in Tennessee by native Clarksvillian Janet Jones Felts from Thursday, April 2nd – Wednesday, May 6th.

Felts’ realistic reflections on life are revealed in the exhibit’s 12 black and white drawings. The display features three large drawings that reflect a youth’s investigations on the farm. Her drawings invite you to rediscover wooden scenes and country roads, along with other forgotten adventures.

Artwork by Janet Jones Felts.

Artwork by Janet Jones Felts.

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