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Clarksville Civil War Roundtable to hold next meeting on September 18th, 2019

 

Clarksville Civil War RoundtableClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Civil War Roundtable announces its September 2019 program and speaker. The meeting is always open to interested members of the public.

The next meeting of the Clarksville (TN) Civil War Roundtable will be on Wednesday, September 18th, 2019 at the Bone & Joint Center, 980 Professional Park Drive, right across the street from Tennova Healthcare. This is just off Dunlop Lane and Holiday Drive and only a few minutes east of Governor’s Square mall. The meeting begins at 7:00pm and is always open to the public. Members please bring a friend or two – new recruits are always welcomed.

Brian McCutchen will talk about “Of Monuments and Remembrance – Veteran Commemoration and the Monuments of Shiloh” at the next Clarksville Civil War Roundtable.

Brian McCutchen will talk about “Of Monuments and Remembrance – Veteran Commemoration and the Monuments of Shiloh” at the next Clarksville Civil War Roundtable.

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Fort Defiance Civil War Park offers chance to explore history

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Fort Defiance Civil War Park and Interpretive Center will be offering a variety of events in September.

Festivities are free of charge and diverse, offering something for visitors of all ages looking to have a great time at one of Clarksville’s most treasured gathering places.

A community favorite historic site, Fort Defiance Civil War Park and Interpretive Center is located at 120 Duncan Street.

Fort Defiance Civil War Park and Interpretive Centerhosts a variety of free events.

Fort Defiance Civil War Park and Interpretive Centerhosts a variety of free events.

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Clarksville Civil War Roundtable to hold next meeting on August 21st, 2019

 

Clarksville Civil War RoundtableClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Civil War Roundtable announces its August 2019 program and speaker.  The meeting is always open to interested members of the public.

The next meeting of the Clarksville (TN) Civil War Roundtable will be on Wednesday, August 21st, 2019  at the Bone & Joint Center, 980 Professional Park Drive, right across the street from Tennova Medical Center.  This is just off Dunlop Lane and Holiday Drive and only a few minutes east of Governor’s Square mall.  The meeting begins at 7:00pm and is always open to the public.  Members please bring a friend or two – new recruits are always welcomed. 

General George Gordon Meade

General George Gordon Meade

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation to hold outdoor music event Fort Defiance

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – On Saturday, June 22nd, 2019, Clarksville Parks and Recreation invites you to bring a blanket, lawn chair and picnic lunch for an outdoor musical event at Fort Defiance from 11:00am to 3:00pm. Civil War reenactors will be on site as the Marlin Rood Band entertains with tunes from the 19th century.

Pack a picnic lunch and enjoy live music at Fort Defiance Civil War Park this Saturday.

Pack a picnic lunch and enjoy live music at Fort Defiance Civil War Park this Saturday.

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Clarksville Civil War Roundtable to hold next meeting on June 19th, 2019

 

Clarksville Civil War RoundtableClarksville, TN – The next meeting of the Clarksville (TN) Civil War Roundtable will be on Wednesday, June 19th at the Bone & Joint Center, 980 Professional Park Drive, right across the street from Tennova Healthcare. This is just off Dunlop Lane and Holiday Drive and only a few minutes east of Governor’s Square mall.

The meeting begins at 7:00 pm and is always open to the public.

Brad Butkovich will talk about "The Battle of Allatoona Pass" at the next Clarksville Civil War Roundtable meeting.

Brad Butkovich will talk about “The Battle of Allatoona Pass” at the next Clarksville Civil War Roundtable meeting.

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A Look at Memorial Day

 

U.S. Department of Veterans AffairsWashington, D.C. – On May 5th, 1868, the head of an organization of Union veterans the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) established Decoration Day as a time for the nation to decorate the graves of the war dead with flowers three years after the Civil War ended.

On May 30th, it was declared that Decoration Day should be observed by Major General John A. Logan.

It is believed that date was chosen because flowers would be in bloom all over the country.

The first large observance was held that year at Arlington National Cemetery, across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C.

Memorial Day

Memorial Day

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation creates summer camps, programs for youths

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department has lined up a full schedule of camps and programs for youths of all ages for this summer. Parents are reminded that registration numbers are limited for all camps, so register early.

Registration is available online at www.CityofClarksville.com/ParksRec or in person at the Clarksville Parks and Recreation office, recreation centers and pools.

Clarksville Parks and Recreation has Online registration available for a variety of activities, age groups.

Clarksville Parks and Recreation has Online registration available for a variety of activities, age groups.

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Clarksville Civil War Roundtable to hold next meeting on May 15th, 2019

 

Clarksville Civil War RoundtableClarksville, TN – The next meeting of the Clarksville Civil War Roundtable will be on Wednesday, May 15th at the Bone & Joint Center, 980 Professional Park Drive, right across the street from Tennova Healthcare – Clarksville. This is just off Dunlop Lane and Holiday Drive and only a few minutes east of Governor’s Square mall.

The meeting begins at 7:00pm and is always open to the public. Members please bring a friend or two – new recruits are always welcomed.

"John Adams, Thomas Jefferson and the Era of Reassessment" is the topic for the next Clarksville Civil War Roundtable meeting.

“John Adams, Thomas Jefferson and the Era of Reassessment” is the topic for the next Clarksville Civil War Roundtable meeting.

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Friends of Fort Defiance to hold “March To The Past” on Saturday, May 4th

 

Friends of Fort DefianceClarksville, TN – On Saturday, May 4th, 2019, the Friends of Fort Defiance will host their annual March To The Past living history event at Fort Defiance in Clarksville from 10:00am to 3:00pm.

Live cannon demonstrations, 19th-century music performed by a Cumberland Winds ensemble, period reenactors, and numerous displays and presenters will all be part of this big event.

Numerous exhibits on civilian and military life in the 19th century, artillery demonstrations and more at Clarksville’s historic Fort Defiance Civil War Park and Interpretive Center.

Numerous exhibits on civilian and military life in the 19th century, artillery demonstrations and more at Clarksville’s historic Fort Defiance Civil War Park and Interpretive Center.

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Clarksville Civil War Roundtable to hold next meeting on April 17th, 2019

 

Clarksville Civil War Roundtable

Clarksville Civil War RoundtableClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Civil War Roundtable announces its April 2019 program and speaker. The meeting is always open to interested members of the public.

The next meeting of the Clarksville (TN) Civil War Roundtable will be on Wednesday, April 17th at the Bone & Joint Center, 980 Professional Park Drive, right across the street from Tennova Healthcare. This is just off Dunlop Lane and Holiday Drive and only a few minutes east of Governor’s Square mall.

“Paducah In The Civil War” is the topic for the next Clarksville Civil War Roundtable meeting.

“Paducah In The Civil War” is the topic for the next Clarksville Civil War Roundtable meeting.

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