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Customs House Museum opens “Becoming Clarksville: Celebrating Legacies of Leadership” in the newly remodeled Clarksville Jaycee’s Heritage Hall

 

Clarksville's Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – On Tuesday,  the Customs House Museum cut the ribbon on its newest permanent exhibit, “Becoming Clarksville: Honoring Legacies of Leadership.”

Through the prism of leadership, the exhibit explores the history of Clarksville and Montgomery County, focusing on the stories of individuals who helped shape the city, featuring unique interactive and video elements. Becoming Clarksville also serves as a legacy for the Clarksville Jaycees, remembering its history and contributions to the people of Clarksville.

Evans Harvill and Wayne Wilkerson cut the ribbon opening  the Becoming Clarksville: Celebrating Legacies of Leadership Exhibit

Evans Harvill and Wayne Wilkerson cut the ribbon opening the Becoming Clarksville: Celebrating Legacies of Leadership Exhibit

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Customs House Museum to hold Open House Saturday to celebrate reopening of the 1898 Building

 

The Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – On Saturday, April 28th, the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center reopens the 1898 building after months of renovation with an Open House event! All galleries, including the Explorer’s Gallery, will be accessible. Everyone is invited to come out and see the changes.

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

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Customs House Museum and Cultural Center Spring Break Activities

 

The Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – On March 27th, 28th, and 29th, from 10:00am to 1:00pm, and March 30th, from 12:00pm to 3:00pm, the Customs House Museum will have Spring Break activities for the kids.

Although the Explorers’ Gallery may still be closed, there will be fun things to do at the museum while the kids are out of school this week. «Read the rest of this article»

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Customs House Museum and Cultural Center remains open during Sidewalk Repairs

 

The Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – Sidewalk repairs started March 12th at the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center. The main entrance to the Museum is closed so that repairs to the sidewalk can be completed.

The Museum wants to remind visitors that during this time, everyone must use the back entrance located in the Museum’s parking lot. Again, the Museum is not closed during this repair. The back entrance is open.

Customs House Museum celebrates Women's History Month

Customs House Museum celebrates Women's History Month

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Children’s Author, John Erickson, to Visit the Customs House Museum

 

The Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – This October the Customs House Museum is going to the dogs. John Erickson, author of the popular “Hank the Cowdog” books, will entertain visitors in the Turner Auditorium on October 30th at 10:00am and 2:00pm. During each of the hour-long performances, the author will read excerpts from his books and perform some of the original songs that are woven into his stories.

Each of the 56 books in the series is written from the perspective of Hank the Cowdog, the self-described Head of Ranch Security. Through the eyes of Hank, Erickson provides a unique view of life on a West Texas cattle ranch. Hank, Drover, Pete the Barncat, and other characters are brought to life through Erickson’s unique story-telling ability. Encountering countless adventures, and sometimes misadventures, the characters draw readers into their world and leave them wanting more.

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Sunday Fun at the Custom’s House: “My Favorite Dog” Day

 

The Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterCome down to the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center Sunday, September 19th, from 1:00pm to 4:00pm and draw a picture of your favorite dog for us to display in our Explorers’ Gallery. Make a dog sculpture to take home.

The model trains will also be running from 1:00pm to 4:00pm. Activity is free with paid admission or museum membership.

Become a museum member today and enjoy free admission and free programs for a year.

For more information call Sue Lewis 931-648-5780 or visit our website: www.customshousemuseum.org.

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