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

Valentine Sevier Station

 
 
Valentine Sevier Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 31, 2015
1. Valentine Sevier Station Marker
Inscription. Two hundred yards south is the stone blockhouse of the Valentine Sevier Station. On November 11, 1794, this early outpost was attacked by an Indian band composed primarily of Cherokees. Valentine Sevier, a brother of Tennessee's first governor, lost six members of his family during the attack; a seventh was scalped but recovered.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3C 46.)
 
Location. 36° 32.702′ N, 87° 22.431′ W. Marker is in Clarksville, Tennessee, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of Providence Boulevard (Alternate U.S. 41) and Walker Street, on the right when traveling south on Providence Boulevard. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 206 Providence Boulevard, Clarksville TN 37042, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Valentine Sevier, Memorial (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sevier Station (about 600 feet away); Fort Defiance (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Defiance Interpretive Center (approx. mile away); Bringing the War to Clarksville (approx. mile away);
Sevier Station image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 31, 2015
2. Sevier Station
Located at 326 Walker Street. Questions exist as to validity of its use.
Building Fort Sevier (Defiance) (approx. mile away); Forts Versus Ironclads (approx. 0.3 miles away); Freedmen's Camp and the USCT (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Clarksville.
 
Also see . . .  Clarksville Beginnings – Part 4: Is Sevier Station Really Sevier Station?. (Submitted on September 22, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraNative AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
View of marker looking south on Providence Boulevard. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 31, 2015
3. View of marker looking south on Providence Boulevard.
The view north on Providence Boulevard. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 31, 2015
4. The view north on Providence Boulevard.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 122 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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