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Clarksville in Montgomery County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Old Post House

 
 
Old Post House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Manning, June 13, 2014
1. Old Post House Marker
Inscription. Located at Oak Grove, midway between Clarksville and Hopkinsville, Kentucky, the Old Post Office served as a stop for the triweekly stagecoaches which operated between Nashville and the Ohio River towns. This building was erected in the 1830's or earlier and has also been used as a post office, church storeroom, and residence.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3C 49.)
 
Location. 36° 38.106′ N, 87° 26.151′ W. Marker is in Clarksville, Tennessee, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Fort Campbell Blvd (U.S. 41A). Click for map. Marker is located along the crossover road between the Northbound and Southbound lanes of Fort Campbell Blvd. Marker is in this post office area: Clarksville TN 37042, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Oklahoma City Bombing Memorial (approx. 4.8 miles away in Kentucky); Battle of Riggins Hill (approx. 5.7 miles away); Valentine Sevier Station (approx. 7.1 miles away); Trice's Landing (approx. 7.2 miles away); Valentine Sevier, Memorial (approx. 7.2 miles away); Sevier Station
Old Post House Building image. Click for full size.
By Michael Manning, June 13, 2014
2. Old Post House Building
(approx. 7.2 miles away); Fort Defiance (approx. 7.3 miles away); Fort Defiance Interpretive Center (approx. 7.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Clarksville.
 
Regarding Old Post House. It is unknown to this writer if the structure was originally located in Oak Grove, Kentucky although it is south of the State line in Clarksville, Tennessee, adjacent to Fort Campbell Army Post.
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Manning of Woodlawn, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 207 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Michael Manning of Woodlawn, Tennessee. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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