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Montgomery County, Tennessee
37040, 37041, 37042, 37043
"Gateway to the New South"
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Adjacent to Fort Campbell Is the city of Clarksville, Tennessee, the county seat of Montgomery County. Founded in 1784 and named for General George Rogers Clark, frontier fighter and Revolutionary War hero, Clarksville was established as a town in 1785 by the North Carolina Assembly. Tennessee was granted statehood in 1796 and Clarksville was incorporated as a town with elected officials in the year 1819. From the days of Indian massacres to the present days of peace and prosperity, Clarksville's history has been colorful and eventful. See this link for a history of Clarksville.
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Excellent hunting conditions, Dunbar Cave State Natural Area for hiking and picnicing. Cave tours are also given from March through summer. Near Barkley, Cheatham, Old Hickory and Percy Priest Lakes for great choices in fishing. McGregor Park has the Queen of Clarksville Riverboat, a 150 passenger paddlewheeler, for rides.
Clarksville is host each year to the Old Time Fiddlers Championship. The event held in late March attracts people from around the country to one of the largest championships of its kind.
Customs House Museum and Cultural Center
200 S. Second St.
Clarksville, Tennessee 37040
Dunbar Cave Natural Area
401 Old Dunbar Cave Road
Clarksville, TN 37043
Don F. Pratt Memorial Museum
on the Fort Campbell Military Reservation
Phone: 502-798-3215 or 502-798-4986
The museum tells of the past and present units on the reservation.
751 N. Second St.
Originally the home of Gustavus Adolphus Henry, the "Eagle Orator of Tennessee." It is used as the Alumni Center of Austin peay State University. Henry was a local attorney and civic leader who was one of two men elected to represent Tennessee in the Senate of the Confederate States of America
Corner of First and McClure St.
Built in 1856 by Christopher Smith, a wealthy tobacconist. The mansion has been restored. Call for details.
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Economy & Industry
varied. As of 2006, it is the 17th fastest growing city in the USA.
MillerMotte Business College