- Austin Peay State University
- Located in Clarksville, Austin Peay State University was founded on April 26, 1927, and named for Governor Austin Peay, a Clarksville resident.
The campus had been the location of educational institu... Continue Reading »
- The county seat of Montgomery County and the second oldest municipality in Middle Tennessee, Clarksville is the state's fifth largest city, with a population of 103,455. Established in 1784 by th... Continue Reading »
- Cave Johnson
- Cave Johnson, a prominent Jacksonian, served as a Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives (1829-37, 1839-45), postmaster general of the United States (1845-49), and president of the Bank of Tenn... Continue Reading »
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