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Austin Peay State University recognizes Outstanding Professors with 2020 Faculty Awards

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On Monday,  August 17th, Dr. Maria Cronley, provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at Austin Peay State University (APSU), honored several outstanding professors during a virtual meeting with all APSU faculty.

Austin Peay State University 2020 Faculty Awards. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University 2020 Faculty Awards. (APSU)

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council to honor three Clarksvillians November 13th

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council

Clarksville Arts and Heritage Development CouncilClarksville, TN – Three Clarksvillians will be honored this Tuesday, November 13th, 2018 by the Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council for their achievements in art and in preserving our heritage.

Ceramicists Ken and Melody Shipley will receive the Lifetime Achievement in Art award, and Dr. Minoa Uffelman, Austin Peay State University (APSU) history professor, will receive the Lifetime Achievement in Heritage award.

The awards ceremony will begin at 5:00pm at Emerald Hill on the Austin Peay campus.

(L) Ken and Melody Shipley and (R) Dr. Minoa Uffelman to be honored Tuesday be the Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council.

(L) Ken and Melody Shipley and (R) Dr. Minoa Uffelman to be honored Tuesday be the Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council.

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Clarksville Civil War Roundtable’s next meeting is January 21st, 2015

 

Our 130th meeting.

Clarksville Civil War RoundtableClarksville, TN – The next meeting of the Clarksville (TN) Civil War Roundtable will be on Wednesday, January 21st, 2015 at the Bone & Joint Center, 980 Professional Park Drive, right across the street from Gateway 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.

Topic: “The Diary of Nannie Haskins Williams: A Southern Woman’s Story of Rebellion and Reconstruction.”

Dr. Minoa Uffelman holds a copy of the new book “The Diary of Nannie Haskins Williams: A Southern Woman’s Story of Rebellion and Reconstruction, 1863-1890.” (Taylor Slifko, APSU)

Dr. Minoa Uffelman holds a copy of the new book “The Diary of Nannie Haskins Williams: A Southern Woman’s Story of Rebellion and Reconstruction, 1863-1890.” (Taylor Slifko, APSU)

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Austin Peay State University professors publish Civil War diary about life in Clarksville

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On a cold night in February 1862, the moans and whimpers of injured Confederate soldiers filled the streets of Clarksville.

Hospitals had been set up in local buildings to treat the wounded, following the Battle of Fort Donelson in nearby Dover, and whispered rumors claimed the Union army was heading for the city.

Dr. Minoa Uffelman holds a copy of the new book “The Diary of Nannie Haskins Williams: A Southern Woman’s Story of Rebellion and Reconstruction, 1863-1890.” (Taylor Slifko, APSU)

Dr. Minoa Uffelman holds a copy of the new book “The Diary of Nannie Haskins Williams: A Southern Woman’s Story of Rebellion and Reconstruction, 1863-1890.” (Taylor Slifko, APSU)

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Stewart County Visitor Center to show Nannie Haskins film March 29th

 

Stewart County Visitors CenterDover, TN – The Life and Diary of Nannie Haskins, a film and presentation by Dr. Ellen Kanervo and Sarah Kanervo, will be presented on March 29th, 2012 at 6:00pm at the Stewart County Visitor Center.

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Nannie Haskins film and discussion to be held March 29th at the Stewart County Visitor Center

 

Stewart County Visitors CenterDover, TN – The Life and Diary of Nannie Haskins, a film and presentation by Dr. Ellen Kanervo and Sarah Kanervo, will be presented on March 29th, 2012 at 6:00pm at the Stewart County Visitor Center.

Sixteen-year-old Nannie Haskins lived in Clarksville and kept a diary account of life during the Civil War. Her story has been revived, thanks to a locally-produced film, written and produced by the Kanervos. Dr. Kanervo is professor emeritus of Communications at Austin Peay State University. The film features footage of historic sites and homes near Clarksville, Tennessee. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville-Montgomery County to Commemorate 150th Anniversary of Town’s Surrender to Union Naval Forces

 

Clarksville Montgomery County Civil War - CW150 CommissionMontgomery County, TN – The Clarksville Montgomery County Civil War Sesquicentennial or CW150 Commission is preparing for the 150th anniversary of the “Surrender of Clarksville.”

To commemorate this historic event, the CW150 Commission will host a ceremony marking the date on Sunday, February 19th, 2012 at 2:00pm at Fort Defiance Civil War Park.

Fort Defiance Civil War Park & Interpretive Center

Fort Defiance Civil War Park & Interpretive Center

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Northeast Middle School Students perform Civil War play

 

The Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – Lauryn Jennings, Ariana Nelson and Brianna Tyre, 8th grade students at Northeast Middle School, performed their short play “Nannie Haskins: Tolerating the Enemy” at the Customs House Museum on Saturday, June 11th.

Tyre played the part of the Southern Woman, Nelson was Nannie Haskins and Jennings performed the part of the Northern Woman.

The Northern and Southern statues argue while Nannie Haskins tells them of her experiences.

The Northern and Southern statues argue while Nannie Haskins tells them of her experiences.

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Nannie Haskins: Tolerating the Enemy

 

The Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – On Saturday, June 11th, Nannie Haskins: Tolerating the Enemy will be performed at the Customs House Museum from 1:00pm to 1:20pm. The play was written and produced by Lauryn Jennings, Ariana Nelson and Brianna Tyre, 8th grade students at Northeast Middle School. They will be performing in the National History Day Competition later this month.

Admission is free.

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Northeast Middle School Students Win State Competition with Help from APSU

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – The War Memorial Auditorium in Nashville is a large venue, with two levels of seating and a capacity for more than 1,600 people. When three Northeast Middle School students first entered the building last month, their eyes widened. One of them might have gasped.

That’s where they were supposed to perform the short play they wrote? With all those seats?

“We didn’t think we would do well at all,” Ariana Nelson, 14, said.

“We said, ‘our play is so lame,’” Brianna Tyre, 14, said.

Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett, Brianna Tyre, Lauryn Jennings, Ariana Nelson, Robert Cheatham, executive director of Humanities Tennessee and Charlie Cook, president of the Tennessee Historical Society.

Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett, Brianna Tyre, Lauryn Jennings, Ariana Nelson, Robert Cheatham, executive director of Humanities Tennessee and Charlie Cook, president of the Tennessee Historical Society.

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