Stories from the Queen City of the Cumberland Carolyn Stier Ferrell

ISBN: 9781935271703

Published: October 14th 2010

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318 pages


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Stories from the Queen City of the Cumberland  by  Carolyn Stier Ferrell

Stories from the Queen City of the Cumberland by Carolyn Stier Ferrell
October 14th 2010 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 318 pages | ISBN: 9781935271703 | 10.32 Mb

Once called the Queen City of the Cumberland, Clarksville, Tennessee, has a rich history immersed in the excitement of steamboats, the Civil War, haunted locales, and her two rivers. It was because of the two rivers, the soil, and climate thatMoreOnce called the Queen City of the Cumberland, Clarksville, Tennessee, has a rich history immersed in the excitement of steamboats, the Civil War, haunted locales, and her two rivers. It was because of the two rivers, the soil, and climate that Clarksville emerged, flourished and became known as the dark fired tobacco of the world.

Readers will delve into the past of a southern town alive with memorable personalities that forged and guided the town forward, necessitating the inevitable competition with the indigenous people found here. Many facets of Clarksvilles history are discussed, examined, and presented for the reader to enjoy. What makes Clarksville unique in its history is the story surrounding a plant brought here by the early settlers from across the mountains. Tobacco became the lifeblood of the town and because of its importance, the town rose from the hills overlooking the two rivers and smiled upon its exciting future.

From numerous countries across the world, buyers came to claim the bounty of slave labor, large plantations, and small farms. The famous came to Clarksville and from Clarksville, leaving their names etched in the countys history. A pride of self and being came to fruition, as Clarksville truly became the Queen City of the Cumberland.



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