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

Smith-Trahern Mansion

c. 1859

 
 
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By Darren Jefferson Clay, April 18, 2020
1. Smith-Trahern Mansion Marker
Inscription.  This mansion was built by Christopher H. Smith noted tobacco exporter and businessman. The home reflects the style between Greek Revival and Italianate popular in the 1850's. It is believed that architect Adolphus Heiman designed the building. The mansion is significant because of its association with the pre-Civil War tobacco industry in Clarksville.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3C 59.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureIndustry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list.
 
Location. 36° 32.071′ N, 87° 21.78′ W. Marker is in Clarksville, Tennessee, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of McClure Street and North 1st. Street, on the right when traveling west on McClure Street. 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. Mrs. Josiah Morrison / Nancy Wells (approx. 0.2 miles away); Riverview Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Steve Enloe Wylie
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By Michael Manning, June 2, 2013
2. Smith-Trahern Mansion Marker
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(approx. 0.3 miles away); Emerald Hill (approx. 0.3 miles away); Surrender of Clarksville (approx. 0.4 miles away); Drane-Foust House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Freedom Light (approx. 0.4 miles away); Asahel Huntington Patch / Patch Foundry (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clarksville.
 
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By Darren Jefferson Clay, April 18, 2020
3. Smith-Trahern Mansion
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 18, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 24, 2014, by Michael Manning of Woodlawn, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 365 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on January 18, 2021, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia.   2. submitted on August 24, 2014, by Michael Manning of Woodlawn, Tennessee.   3. submitted on January 18, 2021, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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