“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)

Legion Street

Legion Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Manning, November 5, 2016
1. Legion Street Marker
Inscription. In the early 1920's, the area from Public Square to Second Street known as Strawberry Alley, was widened and extended to Third Street and the area designated Legion Street to honor the veterans of World War I. In 2008, under the leadership of Mayor Johnny Piper and the Clarksville City Council the street was renovated and the area from First Street to Second Street renamed Strawberry Alley to preserve the past while the area from Second Street to Third Street renamed Legion Street to commemorate World War I veterans.
Erected by City of Clarksville, Tennessee.
Location. 36° 31.683′ N, 87° 21.517′ W. Marker is in Clarksville, Tennessee, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of Legion Street and Second Street and Strawberry Alley on Legion Street. Touch for map. Marker is located on the outer wall of the Clarksville Transit Center driveway on the Northwest corner of the property facing Legion Street. Marker is in this post office area: Clarksville TN 37040, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kennedy & Glenn's Bank (within shouting distance of this marker); Clarence Cameron White (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Trinity Episcopal Church (about 500 feet away); Arlington Hotel (about 500 feet away); Montgomery County Courthouse (about 500 feet away); Austin Peay (about 600 feet away); John Montgomery Statue (about 600 feet away); Pioneer Newspaper (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clarksville.
Categories. Roads & VehiclesWar, World I
Credits. This page was last revised on May 21, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 20, 2017, by Michael Manning of Woodlawn, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 200 times since then and 28 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on May 20, 2017, by Michael Manning of Woodlawn, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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