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Wilma Rudolph’s Olympic Gold Medal Runs Still Inspire 60 years later

 

Customs House Museum & Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – Destined to a life of immobility, a child who suffered from severe illnesses grew up to become the fastest woman in the world, a civil rights activist, educator and an inspiration to a world of admirers.

Now, 60 years after winning three gold medals at the 1960 Rome Olympics, we once again celebrate the woman who shattered barriers and overcame the impossible. That woman was Wilma Glodean Rudolph.

Wilma Rudolph Parade

Wilma Rudolph Parade

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Customs House Museum and Cultural Center celebrates Women’s Suffrage, Twenty Years of Cumberland Furniture Guild

 

Customs House Museum & Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – August has been a month of exciting change exhibit-wise at the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center. Two new, highly anticipated exhibitions are now up for the public to visit: The Power of Women: Celebrating the Suffrage Movement and Practice Makes Perfect: Twenty Years of the Cumberland Furniture Guild.

This month the country will celebrate the 100th anniversary of Women’s Suffrage, and Clarksville has plenty of history to share on the subject.

Practice Makes Perfect: Twenty Years of the Cumberland Furniture Guild

Practice Makes Perfect: Twenty Years of the Cumberland Furniture Guild

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Clarksville Gas and Water Department to close section of Commerce Street, Monday

 

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – On Monday, July 27th, 2020, Clarksville Gas and Water Department (CGW) utility construction contractors will continue work on an underground utility line relocation project at 8:00am on Commerce Street at the South Riverside Drive intersection and will require closing a portion of the road.

Motorists urged to choose alternate travel route.

Motorists urged to choose alternate travel route.

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Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic, Customs House Museum Team Up for 2nd Annual Art Show

 

Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at CenterstoneClarksville, TN – The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Centerstone is calling all veteran and military family member artists to be a part of its 2nd Annual Cohen Clinic at Centerstone Community Art Show. 

The clinic, which provides accessible mental health care to Veterans and their loved ones officially opened its doors in Clarksville, Tennessee two years ago.

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

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Customs House Museum and Cultural Center to reopen on Sundays

 

Customs House Museum Reopens Huff & Puff Express Model Trains

Customs House Museum & Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – All aboard! The Customs House Museum and Cultural Center is expanding its reopening plan and will now be open on Sundays beginning July 12th, 2020 from 1:00pm-4:00pm.

COVID-19 Coronavirus safety guidelines are still in place including recommending guests wear face masks, reserve their time tickets before visiting and utilize hand sanitizer stations around the Museum. While walk-ins are welcome, there are a limited number of tickets available per day.

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center's Huff & Puff Express Model Trains.

Customs House Museum and Cultural Center’s Huff & Puff Express Model Trains.

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Customs House Museum Celebrates 36th Anniversary, Museums for All

 

Customs House Museum & Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum reopened to the public on June 2nd, 2020m, and in an effort to include and welcome all members of the community, the Museum has joined Museums for All, a nationwide program that supports those receiving food assistance (SNAP) benefits.

The program offers visitors reduced admission fees with a presentation of the SNAP Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card.

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Clarksville Gas and Water Department to close section of Commerce Street for underground utility line relocation project

 

Clarksville Gas and Water Department - CGWClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Gas and Water Department utility construction contractors will begin a 3 week-long underground utility line relocation project beginning Monday, June 1st, 2020 on Commerce Street at the South Riverside Drive intersection.

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts & Heritage Development Council invites Organizations to Apply for ABC Grants to Fund Arts Activities

 

Clarksville Arts and Heritage Development CouncilClarksville, TN – The Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts & Heritage Development Council invites organizations seeking funding for artistic and cultural projects that benefit the community to apply for an Arts Build Communities grant. Projects which address COVID-19 Coronavirus recovery through the arts are encouraged, though not required.

Arts Build Communities is a program funded by the Tennessee Arts Commission and administered by the Clarksville Arts & Heritage Development Council in cooperation with the Tennessee Arts Commission. ABC grants offer financial support for arts projects in all disciplines such as dance, music, opera/musical theatre, theatre, visual arts, design arts, crafts, photography, media arts, literature, interdisciplinary and folk arts.

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Downtown Clarksville Responds to Shopping Local During Social Distancing

 

Historic Downtown ClarksvilleClarksville, TN – Doing our part to curb the Coronavirus outbreak here in Clarksville, the Downtown Clarksville merchants are offering everything from curb service, online shopping to shipping options for their patrons.

Here are a few of the merchants and what they are offering to lessen the person-to-person contact.

Downtown Clarksville

Downtown Clarksville

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Customs House Museum and Cultural Center closes from now through April 1st

 

Customs House Museum & Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum and Cultural Center has announced that it will be closed to the public until April 1st, 2020.

All scheduled events and programs during this time have been canceled.

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Customs House Museum and Cultural Center

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