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Clarksville Beginnings – Part 4: Is Sevier Station Really Sevier Station?

 

Clarksville Tennessee HistoryClarksville, TN – If you look hard enough, it is not difficult to find a rather cynical analysis of recorded history. For example, “The past actually happened. History is what someone took the time to write down,” says writer and comedian, Whitney A. Brown.

Or there is American writer and Civil War veteran, Ambrose Bierce, who chimed in with, “God alone knows the future, but only a historian can alter the past.”

Yet, despite these opinions and the imperfections they reveal concerning the whole endeavor of unearthing information about the past, it is a still considered a noble one.

Sevier Station

Sevier Station

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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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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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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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Clarksville Police Weekend DUI Arrests for February 15th-17th, 2013

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – In an effort to bring more attention to drivers that drink and drive, the Clarksville Police Department is going to start consolidating and publishing the circumstances which lead to the DUI arrest. They are arrests, not convictions. Clarksville Police had 751 DUI arrests for 2012.

Police made 10 DUI arrests from February 15th thru February 17th, 2013.

Betty Carlson, Jimmy Doss, Derek Dotson, Ryan Estes, Edward Gill, Pedro Hanson, Samantha Kelly, Dewayne Massey, Luis Paniagua-Sostenes, and Ryan Smith and  were arrested over the weekend by Clarksville Police for DUI.

Betty Carlson, Jimmy Doss, Derek Dotson, Ryan Estes, Edward Gill, Pedro Hanson, Samantha Kelly, Dewayne Massey, Luis Paniagua-Sostenes, and Ryan Smith and were arrested over the weekend by Clarksville Police for DUI.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation along with Friends of Fort Defiance to hold “March to the Past” Saturday, June 23rd

 

Friends of Fort DefianceClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department and the Friends of Fort Defiance will host the “March to the Past” event this Saturday, June 23rd from 10:00am to 5:00pm at the Fort Defiance Civil War Park and Interpretive Center, located at 120 Duncan Street.

This event will feature living history demonstrations such as infantry drills, Civil War medicine and clothing, rolling rifle cartridges and games for children.

Fort Defiance Civil War Park & Interpretive Center

Fort Defiance Civil War Park & Interpretive Center

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Clarksville Historical Society to present check to the City of Clarksville Parks & Recreation Department

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – On Monday, February 6th at 10:00am at Sevier Station, the Clarksville Historical Society will present a check in the amount of $11,560 to the City of Clarksville Parks & Recreation Department.

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Walker Street Water Outage

 

Thursday, March 24th, 2011

Clarksville Gas and Water DepartmentClarksville, TN - A Gas and Water construction crew turned off water service at 9:00am this morning on Walker Street to replace an eight-inch water valve. Service will be disrupted on Walker from New Providence Boulevard to Duncan Street and on B Street from Walker to Locust Street. B Street will also be closed to through traffic from Locust to Walker.

Work is expected to be complete and the street reopened at 1:00pm.  Motorists will be detoured to Locust and B streets.

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Walker Street Water Outage

 

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011

Clarksville Gas and WaterClarksville, TN – A Gas and Water construction crew will turn off water service tomorrow morning at 8:00am to 2:00pm on Walker Street from New Providence Boulevard to A Street. Walker and a section of B Street from Locust Street to Walker Street will be closed to traffic while workers replace an eight-inch water valve.

Area residents may experience low water pressure during the outage. Motorists will be detoured to A and B streets.

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Clarksville Parks & Recreation to hold Community Input Meeting

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department will be holding a community meeting at 6:30pm, Thursday, March 10th, at Greenhill Missionary Baptist Church, located at 311 Walker Street, Clarksville, TN 37042.

The meeting will be for residents in the neighborhood surrounding the new Fort Defiance Interpretive Center, seeking their input in reference to the activities related to the Fort Defiance opening on April 7th.

For more details on the community input meeting, contact Clarksville Parks & Recreation at 931-645-7476 or visit www.cityofclarksville.com.

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