Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Smith-Trahern Mansion

Marker ID: THC 3C 59
Location: Montgomery County, in Clarksville, McClure and Spring streets
County: Montgomery
Waymark: None


The mansion was built by Christopher H. Smith, noted tobacco exporter and businessman. The home reflects the style between Greek Revival and Italianate popular in the 1850s. It is believed that architect Adolphus Heiman designed the building. The mansion is significant because of its association with the pre-Civil War tobacco industry in Clarksville.