Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Valentine Sevier Memorial

Marker ID: DAR 
Location: Walker Street south of Duncan St., Clarksville, TN
County: Montgomery
Coordinates: N 36° 32.606    W 087° 22.442
  36.54343333    -87.37403333
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: WM91Y


Col. Valentine Sevier, defender of the early settlers of this community, on July 11, 1792 purchased from George Cook, for the sum of 100 pounds, 640 acres, lying between this point, and Cumberland and Red Rivers, known as Red Paint Hill, hunting ground of the Cherokee Indians, it became the site of Sevier station.

Erected by Captain Wm. Edmiston Chapter D. A. R. 1936