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

Smith-Trahern Mansion

c. 1859

 
 
Smith-Trahern Mansion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Manning, June 2, 2013
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.)
 
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.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Riverview Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Emerald Hill (approx. 0.3 miles away); Surrender of Clarksville (approx. 0.4 miles away); Clarence Cameron White (approx. 0.4 miles away); Freedom Light (approx. 0.4 miles away); Clarksville in the Civil War (approx. half a mile away); First Court House (approx. half a mile away); Kennedy & Glenn's Bank (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clarksville.
 
Categories. AgricultureIndustry & Commerce
 
Smith-Trahern Mansion image. Click for full size.
By Michael Manning, June 2, 2013
2. Smith-Trahern Mansion
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 24, 2014, by Michael Manning of Woodlawn, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 251 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 24, 2014, by Michael Manning of Woodlawn, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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