The Clarksville Historical Society provides fellowship to
those interested in Clarksville history while gathering information,
photographs and memorabilia relating to the towns past.
Our town possesses a special heritage as the town founded
by General George Rogers Clark, the hero of the Revolutionary
War in the west, and the location of the only home he ever
In addition, Clarksville played a unique role in the Lewis
and Clark Expedition, as the place where Clarksville citizen
and town trustee, William Clark, joined with Meriwether to
recruit the first members of the Corps of Discovery. Our society
commemorates this event with a reenactment each October at
the site where the explorers set sail down the Ohio River.
We are of all ages and our membership includes local residents
and those of many states. Members receive a 10 issues yearly
of a newsletter of society events and Clarksville history.
Dues are $10 annually, and may be sent to
Clarksville Historical Society
Clarksville, IN 47129
Members play a part in the past, present and future of Clarksville
Attending: programs, picnics, tours, re-enactments.
Writing: newsletter items, Clarksville research,
Contributing: photos, memorabilia, time, information,
Suggesting: activities, programs, projects, research
Enjoying: fellowship, community involvement, historic
Join us and help to preserve and present the history of Clarksville.
Clarksville, Indiana 47129
(812) 288-7155 ext.373 or Lynda Meyer (812) 923-5341
© 2001 Clarksville Historical Society