Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Pioneer Newspaper



Marker ID: THC 3C 18
Location: 200 Commerce St, Clarksville, TN
County: Montgomery
Coordinates: N 36° 31.579    W 087° 21.485
  36.52631666    -87.35808333
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: None
 



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Pioneer Newspaper


First launched as a weekly under the name of The Chronicle by Francis Richardson in 1808, it merged with its younger rival, The Tobacco Leaf, at an unknown later date. It is believed to be middle Tennessee's oldest newspaper.

Tennessee Historical Commission.