“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)

Old Post House

Old Post House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceRoads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Postal Mail and Philately, and the Tennessee Historical Commission series lists.
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). Marker is located along the crossover road between the Northbound and Southbound lanes of Fort Campbell Blvd. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Clarksville TN 37042, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker
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, measured as the crow flies. Bethel Meeting House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Montgomery County Soldiers And Sailors World War I Monument (approx. 3.9 miles away); Oklahoma City Bombing Memorial (approx. 4.8 miles away in Kentucky); Civil War in Tennessee (approx. 5.6 miles away); Battle of Riggins Hill (approx. 5.7 miles away); Woodstock (approx. 6.9 miles away in Kentucky); IOOF Tennessee Odd Fellows Home Cemetery (approx. 7 miles away); Valentine Sevier Station (approx. 7.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map 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.
Old Post House Building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Manning, June 13, 2014
2. Old Post House Building
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 22, 2014, by Michael Manning of Woodlawn, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 682 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 22, 2014, by Michael Manning of Woodlawn, Tennessee. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.

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