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Customs House Museum and Cultural Center Welcomes a New Era with the Grand Illumination

 

Customs House Museum & Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – One of the state’s most photographed structures, the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center in Downtown Clarksville, will soon be as photogenic after dark as it has been in the daytime.

The Museum is adding a new feature to the historic 1898 Post Office and Customs House building that proudly graces the corner of South Second Street and Commerce Street.

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center Grand Illumination.

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center Grand Illumination.

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Clarksville ReStore’s Community Space features Photography by David Smith

 

The Community Space, made possible by Best of Clarksville, features the work of local artists

Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County TennesseeClarksville, TN – Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County, Tennessee welcomes local photographer David Smith to the Community Space in the Clarksville ReStore.

Smith’s work is on display and on sale now in the space for a limited time.

Downtown Clarksville. (Photo by David Smith)

Downtown Clarksville. (Photo by David Smith)

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Wilma Rudolph’s Olympic Gold Medal Runs Still Inspire 60 years later

 

Customs House Museum & Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – Destined to a life of immobility, a child who suffered from severe illnesses grew up to become the fastest woman in the world, a civil rights activist, educator and an inspiration to a world of admirers.

Now, 60 years after winning three gold medals at the 1960 Rome Olympics, we once again celebrate the woman who shattered barriers and overcame the impossible. That woman was Wilma Glodean Rudolph.

Wilma Rudolph Parade

Wilma Rudolph Parade

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Customs House Museum and Cultural Center celebrates Women’s Suffrage, Twenty Years of Cumberland Furniture Guild

 

Customs House Museum & Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – August has been a month of exciting change exhibit-wise at the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center. Two new, highly anticipated exhibitions are now up for the public to visit: The Power of Women: Celebrating the Suffrage Movement and Practice Makes Perfect: Twenty Years of the Cumberland Furniture Guild.

This month the country will celebrate the 100th anniversary of Women’s Suffrage, and Clarksville has plenty of history to share on the subject.

Practice Makes Perfect: Twenty Years of the Cumberland Furniture Guild

Practice Makes Perfect: Twenty Years of the Cumberland Furniture Guild

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Clarksville to dedicate ‘Tennessee Triumph’ Suffrage Statue on August 15th

 

Visit Clarksville TennesseeClarksville, TN – Tennessee holds a special place in passing the 19th Amendment into law, extending voting rights to women.

We were the final state needed for ratification, and our legislators came through with a two-vote victory margin on August 18th, 1920, with the law becoming effective eight days later.

Steering Committee members Elizabeth Black, Khandra Smalley and Rosalind Kurita stand with the Tennessee Triumph maquette.

Steering Committee members Elizabeth Black, Khandra Smalley and Rosalind Kurita stand with the Tennessee Triumph maquette.

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Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic, Customs House Museum Team Up for 2nd Annual Art Show

 

Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at CenterstoneClarksville, TN – The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Centerstone is calling all veteran and military family member artists to be a part of its 2nd Annual Cohen Clinic at Centerstone Community Art Show. 

The clinic, which provides accessible mental health care to Veterans and their loved ones officially opened its doors in Clarksville, Tennessee two years ago.

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

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Customs House Museum and Cultural Center to reopen on Sundays

 

Customs House Museum Reopens Huff & Puff Express Model Trains

Customs House Museum & Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – All aboard! The Customs House Museum and Cultural Center is expanding its reopening plan and will now be open on Sundays beginning July 12th, 2020 from 1:00pm-4:00pm.

COVID-19 Coronavirus safety guidelines are still in place including recommending guests wear face masks, reserve their time tickets before visiting and utilize hand sanitizer stations around the Museum. While walk-ins are welcome, there are a limited number of tickets available per day.

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center's Huff & Puff Express Model Trains.

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center’s Huff & Puff Express Model Trains.

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Customs House Museum’s Wonders of the West Exhibit Celebrates the American West

 

Customs House Museum & Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – If you’ve recently stepped into the Customs House Museum & Cultural Center since its reopening to the public, then you’ve probably been instantly transported to the American West in the Museum’s Kimbrough Gallery.

Wonders of the West, an exhibit sponsored by Heimansohn Steel & Salvage, celebrates America’s Western culture through scenic landscapes, wonderful crafts by Native American artisans and a tribute to the Acme Boot Company.

American West Painting at the Customs House Museum.

American West Painting at the Customs House Museum.

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Customs House Museum Celebrates 36th Anniversary, Museums for All

 

Customs House Museum & Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum reopened to the public on June 2nd, 2020m, and in an effort to include and welcome all members of the community, the Museum has joined Museums for All, a nationwide program that supports those receiving food assistance (SNAP) benefits.

The program offers visitors reduced admission fees with a presentation of the SNAP Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card.

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Customs House Museum set to Reopen to the Public with Limited Hours Tuesday, June 2nd

 

Customs House Museum & Cultural CenterClarksville. TN – After a temporary closure since March 13th, 2020 the Customs House Museum & Cultural Center announces a limited schedule reopening to the public beginning Tuesday, June 2nd.

In keeping with the recommendations set by Tennessee Pledge as well as City of Clarksville officials, the Museum will reopen under new guidelines and restrictions to ensure the safety of visitors and staff during Phase III of its four-phase plan.

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

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