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

Robert Loftin Newman

 

(1827-1912)

 
Robert Loftin Newman Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 31, 2015
1. Robert Loftin Newman Marker
Inscription. Born in Richmond, Virginia, Newman moved with his family to Clarksville when he was eleven. He studied art in New York, England, and France. Nationally recognized for his work, over 190 of his paintings have been located. Newman served as a lieutenant in the Confederate Army from 1861-1864. Although he traveled extensively, his permanent home was a house which stood here. Newman died in New York and was returned to Clarksville for burial.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3C 51.)
 
Location. 36° 31.812′ N, 87° 21.195′ W. Marker is in Clarksville, Tennessee, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of University Avenue (Alternate U.S. 41) and Main Street, on the right when traveling north on University Avenue. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 608 Main Street, Clarksville TN 37040, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Recapture of Clarksville (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Montgomery County Colleges (about 500 feet away); Austin Peay State University (about 500 feet away); Archwood (approx. 0.2
Robert Loftin Newman image. Click for full size.
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2. Robert Loftin Newman
miles away); Trinity Episcopal Church (approx. mile away); Austin Peay (approx. 0.3 miles away); Clarence Cameron White (approx. 0.3 miles away); Kennedy and Glenn's Bank (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Clarksville.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on Robert Newman. (Submitted on September 22, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicWar, US Civil
 
The view of Main Street & University Avenue intersection. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 31, 2015
3. The view of Main Street & University Avenue intersection.
Looking towards Austin Peay State University. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 31, 2015
4. Looking towards Austin Peay State University.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 121 times since then and 2 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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