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Donation of land enables new campsites for non-profits to be built at Rotary Park

 

Montgomery County Tennesee Department of Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – A donation of property adjacent to Rotary Park by local businessman, J. Lee Powell to the Montgomery County Department of Parks and Recreation has expanded Rotary Park, and will be used to provide a series of campsites that will be reserved for use by area nonprofits.

Discussions for a new addition to Rotary Park began in the summer of 2009 when Powell serving as a Boy Scout leader had finished supervising a service project at Rotary Park. Powell and Stacy Goodwin of the Montgomery County Department of Parks and Recreation while discussing the future of Rotary Park came to understand the need for a youth camping site on the south end of Clarksville as the City of Clarksville’s Billy Dunlop Park in North Clarksville has been the primary camping location for area Boy Scouts.

Montgomery County Attorney Austin Peay VII  and J. Lee Powell sign the paperwork transferring ownership of the property on September 7th, 2012

Montgomery County Attorney Austin Peay VII and J. Lee Powell sign the paperwork transferring ownership of the property on September 7th, 2012

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