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Fort Defiance Civil War Park & Interpretive Center

120 Duncan St, Clarksville, TN 37042-6518
+1 931-472-3351
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Stopped by here on our way to Fort Donaldson..small but nice. Very clean and well maintained. Not... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
christydcathey
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White Bluff, Tennessee
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Stopped here as a last second something to do on the way back from Fort Donelson. Met the living... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Michael R
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Princeton, Illinois
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
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120 Duncan St, Clarksville, TN 37042-6518
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by here on our way to Fort Donaldson..small but nice. Very clean and well maintained. Not alot to see but glad we stopped while we were in the area.

Thank christydcathey
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stopped here as a last second something to do on the way back from Fort Donelson. Met the living historian in the parking lot and since I am a fellow reenactor we started talking. He was very nice and easy to talk to. The building...More

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 12 July 2017

we like doing historical outings as a family and wanted to see what this one offered. there was nice area to walk through that had a bunch of information. the grounds offer a nice view to walk through with even more information.

Thank Chrisjon E
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This was a highlighter for Clarksville, The grounds were beautiful, the museum small but informative and the staff was more than willing to help and answer questions.

Thank wendy m
Reviewed 8 July 2017

I visited on the spur of the moment. While the museum is small, the exhibits are excellent and the movie that you can watch is amazing. When you listen to all of the various people recorded at the museum, it really takes you back in...More

Thank NicoleL2000
Reviewed 2 July 2017

This place was a welcoming and we loved to learn about Clarksville and how it played a big part in our history. If you want to know more about why you see Mill on signs, streets and school. this is a great place to find...More

Thank Tina W
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Fort Defiance is another treasure in the jewel of Clarksville. This site has an interpretive center along with an extremely pleasant walking area. We learned quite a few facts and stories about the role of Clarksville and Tennessee in the Civil War. I have not...More

Thank Sondra A
Reviewed 30 May 2017

This is a small, but very informative. Very pretty location.. History is an important tool for our children...

Thank Tracey M
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Confederate earthworks have been preserved. Visitor Center film narration represents the citizens view as the war erupted around them. Museum presents the history of the battle at Clarksville and occupation by Union forces.

Thank TravelFan34602
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We were there late day, and the center was closed, but that was almost better. There was almost no one else there, and it was very pleasant. Very interesting information, and very well kept. Great views across the river of Clarksville

Thank TLC62379
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James D
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Response from Christina R | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see any signs prohibiting animals on the grounds. It is a self guided tour in a huge open area.
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