Clarksville in Montgomery County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Valentine Sevier, Memorial
settlers of this community, on July 11, 1792
purchased from George Cook, for the sum of
100 pounds, 640 acres, lying between this
point and Cumberland and Red Rivers,
known as Red Paint Hill, hunting ground
of the Cherokee Indians, it became
the site of Sevier Station.
Erected 1936 by the Captain Wm. Edmiston Chapter D.A.R.
Topics and series. This historical marker memorial is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical date for this entry is July 11, 1792.
Location. 36° 32.613′ N, 87° 22.458′ W. Marker is in Clarksville, Tennessee, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Walker Street, 0.1 miles south of Providence Boulevard (Alternate U.S. 41), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 305 Walker Street, Clarksville TN 37042, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of Sevier Station (here, next to this marker); Valentine Sevier Station (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Defiance (about 700 feet away); a different marker also named Fort Defiance (about 700 feet away); Fort Defiance Interpretive Center (approx. 0.2 miles away); Building Fort Sevier (Defiance) (approx. 0.2 miles away); Forts Versus Ironclads (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bringing the War to Clarksville (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clarksville.
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Also see . . . Wikipedia article on Valentine Sevier. (Submitted on September 26, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on May 11, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 26, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 291 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 10, 2021, by Shane Oliver of Richmond, Virginia. 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 26, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.