December 4, 2017

Fort Defiance defies history

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There is always an interesting twist when it comes to history, but an ironic one surrounds Clarksville’s Fort Defiance. Built by 200 enslaved men with shovels and picks, this acre of earthworks would later serve as a place of shelter when the Union army occupied the city.  During my hosted visit to Clarksville, Tracy Jepson, […]

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The Smith-Trahern House, a Clarksville Legend

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There’s nothing I enjoy more than touring a historic home. While visiting Clarksville, Tennessee on a hosted trip, I had a chance to tour the Smith Trahern home and learn about those who lived in this home and how their lives impacted the Clarksville area. While the home is owned by the City, it is […]

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