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Environmental education takes center stage at APSU


projctwetNational Environmental Education Week in Tennessee is April 12-18, and the Project WET Tennessee program at Austin Peay State University successfully requested a proclamation signed by Gov. Phil Bredesen to commemorate the week.

Bredesen signed the proclamation March 19 in Nashville. The proclamation supports environmental education in K-12 schools and non-formal settings such as nature centers, zoos, aquariums and museums. «Read the rest of this article»

Civil War History up for discussion at APSU


Love Civil War history?  Attend “(Mis)Remembering General Order No. 28: Benjamin Butler, the Woman Order, and Historical Memory,” at 6 p.m., April 6 in APSU’s Gentry Auditorium.


In April 1862, during the Civil War, Union Gen. Benjamin Butler and his troops took control of New Orleans and then suffered verbal and physical scorn from many – most notably the Southern ladies of that city – for doing so.  A month later, as a result of the hostility received from women, Butler issued his infamous General Order No. 28, or The Woman Order. The order, some Civil War historians have noted, successfully tamed the female rebels of New Orleans. «Read the rest of this article»

DAC to host 7th annual Art Auction


dac-auctionThe Downtown Artists Co-Op will host their 7th Annual Art Auction at the Smith Trahern Mansion on Saturday, April 4, from 6:00-8:00 p.m.  The location is the corner of 1st St and McClure St and can be accessed from Riverside Drive or from North 2nd Street.

Tickets to the auction are $15 and may be purchased from any DAC member or at the DAC gallery located at 96 Franklin Street in historic downtown Clarksville.  Tickets will also be available at the reception on the night of the event. «Read the rest of this article»

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