Historical Buildings
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Austin Peay Normal School CafeteriaArlington HotelPost Building
Public Square, 1843

Located on the west side of Public Square at Main Street, this building was constructed in 1843 by John H. Poston, weathy merchant and community leader.  This is said to be one of the last remaining examples of Philadelphia architecture in Middle Tennessee.  Courthouse 

The 1878 couthouse was damaged by fire on 12 April 1900 with the second floor being destroyed.  The courthouse was also seriously damaged by the tornado on 22 January 1999, however, the structure was restored.   Custom House Museum
South Second Street

This building was constructed in 1897-98 as a post office because of the large volume of mail created by the city's tremendous tobacco industry.  It served as a post office, the city's Department of Electricity, and a Historical Museum.   Custom House Museum - an older viewSmith-Trahern MansionRed Cross BuildingStewart CollegeTrotter, Scott & Co, Southside, TN- 1900L&N Train StationThe Elder-Controy Hardware Co, General DistributorsDickson-Sadler Drug CompanyJoseph Moran Machine ShopHainlaines Restaurant on 3rd Street.  Lucile on stool near back. (Courtesy of Jim Hancock)The Clarksville Star staff taken prior to it going daily. Extreme Left William Wallace, Publisher; his mother Minnie; Back Row: Earl Carter; Paul Council; James Hallums; Dan Ross; Tom White; Front Row: JW Morrison; Russel Bates; John Herbert Bailey & other unknown. (Courtesy of Jim Bailey)The old Post House, Hwy 41A, Clarksville, TN, across from Gate 3, Fort Campbell, Kentucky.Willoughby Drug Store. Downtown Clarksville.Wood & AbbottMadison Street Gas Station, Clarksville, TN, 1941.  Also used as a bank.Frosty Morn Meat Packing Company off Kraft  & College StreetsBoot-Ster Manufacturing Co., Inc.Acme Boot, Crossland Avenue, & their employees 1937 American Snuff Company (Tobacco & Snuff Warehouse) on Crossland Street 1912