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

Clarence Cameron White

 
 
Clarence Cameron White Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, August 31, 2015
1. Clarence Cameron White Marker
Inscription.  Dr. Clarence Cameron White, born in Clarksville, Tennessee, rose to international prominence as a violinist, composer, educator and conductor. He studied composition with Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and violin with Michael Zacherewitsch. White taught at Washington Conservatory of Music, West Virginia State College (now West Virginia State University) and Hampton Institute (now Hampton University). A noted violinist and composer, White, an African American, won a Harmon Foundation Award, Rosenwald Fellowships, and the David Bispham Memorial Medal for his opera "Ouanga." He died in New York in 1960.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3C 73.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansArts, Letters, MusicEntertainment. In addition, it is included in the Historically Black Colleges and Universities, and the Tennessee Historical Commission series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1960.
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was
Dr. Clarence Cameron White image. Click for full size.
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located near 36° 31.738′ N, 87° 21.556′ W. Marker was in Clarksville, Tennessee, in Montgomery County. Marker was at the intersection of North 2nd Street (Tennessee Route 76) and Main Street, on the right when traveling south on North 2nd Street. North 2nd Street is one-way running south. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: 200 North 2nd Street, Clarksville TN 37040, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Kennedy & Glenn's Bank (within shouting distance of this marker); 1808 (within shouting distance of this marker); 1878 (within shouting distance of this marker); 1928 (within shouting distance of this marker); 1971 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 2017 (about 300 feet away); 1999 (about 300 feet away); Legion Street (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clarksville.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on White. (Submitted on September 22, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
View of marker looking south on 2nd Street. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, August 31, 2015
3. View of marker looking south on 2nd Street.
The view back north on 2nd Street. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, August 31, 2015
4. The view back north on 2nd Street.
2nd Street is one-way going south.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 3, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 22, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 344 times since then and 24 times this year. Last updated on June 3, 2021, by Shane Oliver of Richmond, Virginia. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 22, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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Jun. 28, 2022