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First Day Hike at Port Royal State Historic Park set for January 1st, 2019

 

Tennessee State ParksAdams, TN – Join us at Port Royal State Historic Park on Tuesday, January 1st, 2019 for your first Hike of the New Year! Learn about and experience the Town that wouldn’t give up and it’s role in many of of our State’s important moments – and be active and outside while doing it!

This will be an easy and leisurely hike, around a mile.

The first day of the year hike will take place from 10:00am until 12:00pm.

Port Royal State Historic Park

Port Royal State Historic Park

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First Day Hike at Port Royal State Historic Park

 

Tennessee State ParksAdams, TN – Celebrate the New Year on Monday, January 1st, 2018 with a history walk around the old town site at Port Royal State Historic Park.

This will be an easy walk around the park learning about the frontier town of Port Royal and its place in Tennessee history.

The first day of the year hike will take place from 3:30pm until 4:30pm.

Port Royal State Historic Park

Port Royal State Historic Park

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Flood Advisory continues for Cumberland River at Clarksville-Montgomery County

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service says that while the rain is over and waters are beginning to recede, the Cumberland River at Clarksville remains in Action Stage. It is expected to fall out of Action Stage this evening.

The Flood Advisory continues until late tonight.

At 4:00am, Saturday, September 2nd the stage was 41.7 feet and falling. Action stage is 40.0 feet. The river will continue to fall to near 34.4 feet by tomorrow morning.

The Cumberland River in Clarksville crested at 42.08 feet around 10:00pm Friday night.

The Cumberland River in Clarksville crested at 42.08 feet around 10:00pm Friday night.

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Tuckessee H.O.G chapter rides to Maker’s Mark Distillery

 

Tuckessee Harley Owner's Group, H.O.G, chapterClarksville, TN – The Tuckessee Harley Owner’s Group recently took a group ride to the Maker’s Mark Distillery in Loretto, Kentucky.  In what was described as a “hookie day” ride, members took leave of absence from their work stations to spend the day on the open road.

After meeting at Appleton’s Harley Davidson in Clarksville, the group pulled out at 9:00am for a full day of riding and fellowship.  

Their route took them through Port Royal State Park, into Kentucky where they picked up Highway 79 through Russellville, and on to Bowling Green, where they made their first “pit” stop. From there, they headed north and enjoyed a picture perfect day for riding.

Clarksville Tuckessee Harley Owner's Group at Maker's Mark Distillery.

Clarksville Tuckessee Harley Owner’s Group

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The History of Renfroe Station on the Red River, 1780 – Part 2

 

Clarksville Tennessee HistoryClarksville, TN – In 1780 a group of 300 daring pioneers decided to journey upon the Tennessee River and the Cumberland River in flatboats and canoes.

The destination for some of them would be present day Montgomery County, upon the Red River at the mouth of Passenger Creek. Yet, in order to arrive at their destination they had to guide their boats through a frontier full of Native Americans determined to attack them.

Why would they attempt such an endeavor which seemed to almost promise violence, deprivation, and other hardships?

Tennessee River Systems, 18th Century

Tennessee River Systems, 18th Century

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Clarksville’s Dunbar Cave State Park after Thanksgiving Hikes on Friday November 28th, 2014

 

Dunbar Cave State Park - Clarksville TNClarksville, TNDunbar Cave State Natural Area has been a State Park since 1973. The cave and its surrounding 110 acres have considerable scenic, natural and historical significance. The entrance offered shelter to prehistoric Native Americans as far back as 10,000 years.

Dunbar Cave State Natural Area will presents many nature programs during the year. There are programs for children and adults.

Some of the upcoming events include: Nature Hike and Trail Cleanup, Nature Hike and Trail Cleanup at Port Royal.

Dunbar Cave State Park.

Dunbar Cave State Park.

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Clarksville’s Dunbar Cave State Park Programs for July 6th through July 12th, 2014

 

Dunbar Cave State Park - Clarksville TNClarksville, TNDunbar Cave State Natural Area has been a State Park since 1973. The cave and its surrounding 110 acres have considerable scenic, natural and historical significance. The entrance offered shelter to prehistoric Native Americans as far back as 10,000 years.

Dunbar Cave State Natural Area will present many nature programs this summer. There are programs for children and adults.

Some of the upcoming events include: Trees Are Terrific, Safe Day Hike, Animal Homes, Wildflower Hike, Port Royal History Walk, and Night Hike and Night Sounds.

Swan Lake at Dunbar Cave State Park.

Swan Lake at Dunbar Cave State Park.

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Cumberland River and Red River have crested in Clarksville and are subsiding

 

Clarksville, TN – The Cumberland River has crested at Clarksville at 47.65ft at 10:30pm on April 28th 2012. This is the 10 highest flood on record passing the 47.40 ft record set February 17th 2003. At 46 feet, the left bank of the Cumberland River overflows and flooding officially begins in Clarksville. For comparison purposes the May 2010 floods crested at 62.58 ft.

McGregor Park is closed with most of the walkways and all of the Plaza’s underwater. Clarksville Department of Parks and Recreation maintenance employees had already removed their equipment from their storerooms beneath the River Center the previous day as a precaution. Early this morning workers were on hand monitoring the river levels and attempting to keep the flood debris from settling in the stairwells

Mark Tummons the Director of the Clarksville Department of Parks and Recreation surveys the flooded Liberty Park

Mark Tummons the Director of the Clarksville Department of Parks and Recreation surveys the flooded Liberty Park

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Clarksville’s Native American Cultural Circle to hold 15th Annual Intertribal Powwow at Port Royal this weekend

 

Clarksville, TN – The Native Cultural Circle (NCC) of Clarksville will be holding their 15th annual Intertribal Powwow on October 13th and 14th; the festivities begin around 9:00am on Saturday, and 10:00am on Sunday. The Grand Entry that officially opens each day begins around Noon. Come out and take part in a two day celebration of Native American Culture and traditions. «Read the rest of this article»

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Come out and experience another culture right in your back yard with the NCC Powwow

 

Clarksville, TN – The Native Cultural Circle (NCC) of Clarksville will be holding their 14th annual Intertribal Powwow on October 9th and 10th; the festivities begin around 9:00am on Saturday, and 10:00am on Sunday. The Grand Entry that officially opens each day begins around Noon. Come out and take part in a two day celebration of Native American Culture and traditions. «Read the rest of this article»

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