The Fort Defiance Civil War Park and Interpretive Center will open on April 7th with a private ceremony. The park and center will be open to the public on April 9th with activities planned for the entire weekend in celebration of the Grand Opening.
From the office of Mayor Kim McMillan:
Money to expand RiverWalk, help build interpretive center
Nearly $2 million in state grants has been awarded for improvements at Fort Defiance and nearby areas.
Clarksville Mayor Don Trotter picked up the checks - one for $682,000 to build a pedestrian trail, the other in the amount of $1,299,560 for an interpretive center at the site - [...]
Fort Defiance has received a $2 million federal grant and a smaller city grant for the building of an interpretive center and improving the grounds. More news on this to come……………..