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Come Out, Explore Clarksville Tennessee

 

Visit Clarksville TennesseeClarksville, TN – Planning spring and summer travel that’s a little closer to home is the aim for many Americans in 2021. Maybe you’re searching for a smaller destination that’s less crowded than a beach or theme park.

Fishing at Liberty Park. (Visit Clarksville)

Fishing at Liberty Park. (Visit Clarksville)

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Fort Defiance to hold “Music at the Fort”, June 27th

 

Restrictions will be in place to limit capacity

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Grab a blanket and pack a picnic lunch for Music at the Fort, an outdoor musical event Saturday, June 27th, 2020 at Fort Defiance Civil War Park.

“This will be our first event since the pandemic, so we’re certainly glad to be back,” said William Parker, Historical Interpreter at Fort Defiance. “It’ll be a great opportunity for patrons to see the park and hear some music from the past.”

Guests will enjoy a string band playing music of the 19th century.

Pack a picnic lunch and enjoy live music at Fort Defiance Civil War Park on Saturday, June 27th

Pack a picnic lunch and enjoy live music at Fort Defiance Civil War Park on Saturday, June 27th

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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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Learn about Fort Defiance Civil War Park and Interpretive Center

 

Fort Defiance Civil War Park and Interpretive Center

Visit Clarksville TennesseeClarksville, TN – Today, visitors can see one of the nation’s last remaining earthen forts built by 200 enslaved men while exploring this most immersive destination –– Fort Defiance Civil War Park and Interpretive Center.

Located on a bluff 200 feet above the confluence of the Red River and Cumberland River in Clarksville, Tennessee, this site overlooking downtown Clarksville in the community of New Providence has been a hub of activity for more than two centuries.

Fort Defiance Interpretive Center, Clarksville TN.

Fort Defiance Interpretive Center, Clarksville TN.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation reports Saturday Closures

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department has announces that due to inclement weather, the New Providence Pool; Burt-Cobb Community Center, Crow Community Center and Kleeman Community Center; and the Fort Defiance Interpretive Center will be closed on Saturday, January 13th, 2018.

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Christmas in Occupied Clarksville was held Saturday at Fort Defiance Civil War Park

 

ChristmasClarksville, TN – Fort Defiance Civil War Park and Interpretive Center hosted its 6th annual Christmas in Occupied Clarksville, Saturday, with a full house on hand to enjoy games, refreshments, and a little history about what it was like to live in occupied Clarksville during the Civil War.

William Parker, Historical Interpreter at Fort Defiance, spoke about the event.

Fort Defiance hosted its annual Christmas in Occupied Clarksville on Saturday, with historic ornaments, refreshments, and traditional music.

Fort Defiance hosted its annual Christmas in Occupied Clarksville on Saturday, with historic ornaments, refreshments, and traditional music.

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Fort Defiance to host a variety of free events

 

Civil War Park offers chance to Explore History

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – A community favorite historic site, Fort Defiance Civil War Park and Interpretive Center, 120 Duncan Street, offers a variety events.

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.

Fort Defiance Interpretive Center, Clarksville TN.

Fort Defiance Interpretive Center, Clarksville TN.

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Fort Defiance to hold “Leather Tanning” educational event August 19th

 

Friends of Fort Defiance will host free presentation

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Dennis Pulley will present a session about “Leather Tanning” at 1:00pm Saturday, August 19th, 2017 at Clarksville’s Fort Defiance Civil War Park as part of an educational series, Life in the 1800s.

Visitors will be able to view and learn about leather tanning techniques from the 19th century, including information about types of leather and tools used during the tanning process.

Fort Defiance Interpretive Center, Clarksville TN.

Fort Defiance Interpretive Center, Clarksville TN.

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Clarksville Parks & Recreation along with Friends of Fort Defiance to host Annual March to the Past this Saturday

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN –  On Saturday, May 6th, 2017 the Clarksville Parks and Recreation and the Friends of Fort Defiance will hold the annual March to the Past living history event from 10:00am to 3:00pm at the Fort Defiance Civil War Park and Interpretive Center, 120 Duncan Street.

There will be live musket firing demonstrations at the annual March to the Past event this Saturday, May 6th.

There will be live musket firing demonstrations at the annual March to the Past event this Saturday, May 6th.

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Clarksville Parks & Recreation and the Friends of Fort Defiance to host Annual March to the Past, May 6th

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation and the Friends of Fort Defiance will host this year’s March to the Past living history event from 10:00am to 3:00pm: Saturday, May 6th  at the Fort Defiance Civil War Park and Interpretive Center, 120 Duncan Street.

There will be live musket firing demonstrations at the annual March to the Past event.

There will be live musket firing demonstrations at the annual March to the Past event.

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