“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.
Photographed 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.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsMan-Made FeaturesWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list.
Location. 36° 32.364′ N, 87° 21.697′ W. Marker is in Clarksville, Tennessee, in Montgomery County. Marker can be reached from Patrick Street. 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. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Clarksville TN 37040, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker.
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.
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Steve Enloe Wylie (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mrs. Josiah Morrison / Nancy Wells (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Montgomery County Negro Agricultural Fair / Pope G. Garrett, Sr. (approx. 0.3 miles away); Riverview Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Smith-Trahern Mansion (approx. 0.3 miles away); Freedmen School and Church (approx. half a mile away); Drane-Foust House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Town of Cumberland (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map 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
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 29, 2012, by Meghan E. Gattignolo of Clarksville, Tn, Usa. This page has been viewed 708 times since then and 60 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on April 29, 2012, by Meghan E. Gattignolo of Clarksville, Tn, Usa.   2. submitted on February 1, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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Dec. 10, 2022