“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Clarksville in Montgomery County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)

Emerald Hill

Emerald Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Meghan E. Gattignolo, March 3, 2012
1. Emerald Hill Marker
Inscription. Here was the home of Gustavus Henry (1804-1880). For three years a member of the Kentucky Legislature, he later served a term in the Tennessee Assembly. He represented Tennessee in the Senate of the Confederate States of America during the entire existence of that government.
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3C 14.)
Location. 36° 32.364′ N, 87° 21.697′ W. Marker is in Clarksville, Tennessee, in Montgomery County. Marker can be reached from Patrick Street. Click for map. The marker is in front of a large house on top of a big hill far removed from the main road. The house and hill are visible on the right side of North Second St, as you drive north. The road is also part of highway 41A. Marker is in this post office area: Clarksville TN 37040, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Riverview Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Smith-Trahern Mansion (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fort Defiance Interpretive Center (approx. 0.6 miles away); Bringing the War to Clarksville (approx. 0.6 miles away); Freedmen's Camp and the USCT
Emerald Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
February 1, 2016
2. Emerald Hill Marker
Courtesy of the Austin Peay State University Alumni Association at the Pace Alumni Center located in Emerald Hill.
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Fort Defiance (approx. 0.7 miles away); Life as a Garrisoned Union Soldier (approx. 0.7 miles away); Building Fort Sevier (Defiance) (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Clarksville.
More about this marker. The house on Emerald Hill is now used by Austin Peay State University as the Austin Peay Alumni Center, and as a venue for university-related functions. They also give tours of the house.
Additional keywords. Civil War
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesPoliticsWar, US Civil
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Meghan E. Gattignolo of Clarksville, Tn, Usa. This page has been viewed 471 times since then and 88 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Meghan E. Gattignolo of Clarksville, Tn, Usa.   2. submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of San Salvador, El Salvador. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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