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Sevier Day to be held at Fort Defiance, Saturday

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – On Saturday, September 12th, 2020, the Fort Defiance Interpretive Center will hold it’s annual Sevier Day from 10:00am to 3:00pm.

The event focuses on the frontier and colonial history of Clarksville. Native American and frontier re-enactors will demonstrate activities such as flint knapping, an authentic blacksmith operation, frontier camp life, ax throwing, and flintlock musket firing.

“Valentine Sevier and his family settled this area in 1790 and built a compound and station at the confluence of the Cumberland River and Red River,” said William Parker, Historical Interpreter at Fort Defiance.

Frontier life will be on display at Fort Defiance's Sevier Day this Saturday, September 12th.

Frontier life will be on display at Fort Defiance’s Sevier Day this Saturday, September 12th.

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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’s Fort Defiance Interpretive Center to hold “Sevier Days”

 

Fort Defiance Interpretive Center

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville’s Fort Defiance Interpretive Center, located at 120 Duncan Street, is excited to present “Sevier Days,” an 18th century, pre-Civil War event from 9:00am to 1:00pm on Friday, September 14th, 2018 (school groups only) and 10:00am to 3:00pm on Saturday, September 15th (open to the public).

Fort Defiance Interpretive Center Pre-Civil War event to include reenactors, musket firing demonstrations.

Fort Defiance Interpretive Center Pre-Civil War event to include reenactors, musket firing demonstrations.

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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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Clarksville Parks and Recreation announces Fort Defiance to host two events this Saturday

 

Fort Defiance Interpretive CenterClarksville, TN – Join Clarksville Parks and Recreation from 10:00am to 3:00pm on Saturday, March 18th, 2017 at Clarksville’s Fort Defiance Civil War Park and Interpretive Center for a living history demonstration by the 3rd Kentucky Infantry.

Soldiers will be dressed in Civil War period uniforms and accouterments, there will be a camp, and musket firing demonstrations will take place.

Fort Defiance Interpretive Center, Clarksville TN.

Fort Defiance Interpretive Center, Clarksville TN.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for September 11th, 2016

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The weekly Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department Recreation Report provides Clarksvillians with a glimpse at the activities and events that are available from the Parks and Recreation Department for them to enjoy together as a family.

This weeks highlights include: Sleep Under The Stars Campout, Canoe + Kayak Float, Sevier Days at Fort Defiance and the Heritage Park Skate Park Art Contest.

Art on the Park contest
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Clarksville’s Fort Defiance to host “Sevier Days” September 16th

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville’s Fort Defiance Interpretive Center, located at 120 Duncan Street, is excited to present “Sevier Days,” an 18th century, pre-Civil War event from 9:00am to 1:00pm on Friday, September 16th and 10:00am to 3:00pm on Saturday, September 17th, 2016.

Flintlock musket firing demonstrations to be held at Fort Defiance on September 16th.

Flintlock musket firing demonstrations to be held at Fort Defiance on September 16th.

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Fort Defiance Interpretive Center holds Civil War Reenactment and Book Signing event

 

Fort Defiance Interpretive CenterClarksville, TN – On Saturday, March 19th, the Fort Defiance Interpretive Center hosted reenactment by the 5th Tennessee Company “E” reenactment and book signing event. Uniformed Reenactors demonstrated the life of a Civil War soldier along with musket firings from 10:00am until 4:00pm.

Author Michael Shoulders held the launching of his new book “Crossing the Dead Line” at the Center from 1:00pm to 3:00pm. He signed copies and read from his new book.

The 5th Tennessee demonstrating musket firing at Fort Defiance Interpretive Center.

The 5th Tennessee demonstrating musket firing at Fort Defiance Interpretive Center.

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for January 10th, 2016

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The weekly Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department Recreation Report provides Clarksvillians with a glimpse at the activities and events that are available from the Parks and Recreation Department for them to enjoy together as a family.

This weeks highlights include: Spring Adult Leagues Meeting, B-cycle is coming to Clarksville, and 154th anniversary of the Surrender of Clarksville.

Bicycle Share Program "B-Cycle" will be available soon at Clarksville's Liberty park and McGregor Park.

Bicycle Share Program “B-Cycle” will be available soon at Clarksville’s Liberty park and McGregor Park.

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