Business & Heritage Clarksville
Local News, Business, Arts, Heritage – DAILY Serving the Clarksville, TN region.


March 3, 2015

Arts & Heritage Council to present “Diary of Nannie Haskins Williams”

DOVER, TN: Fort Donelson National Battlefield and the Stewart County Arts & Heritage Council will host the March 12 discussion of the newly-released book, Diary of Nannie Haskins Williams: A Southern Woman’s Story of Rebellion & Reconstruction, 1863-1890. The free program begins at 6 p.m. at the Stewart County Visitor Center, 117 Visitor Center Lane, with a book signing to follow.

Nannie Haskins Williams was a teenager during the Civil War and her diary recounts her feelings about the war, and the changes it brought to Middle Tennessee and to her own life. Two of the book’s editors, Dr. Ellen Kanervo, Director of the Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council, and historian/instructor Phyllis Smith, will lead the discussion.

Members of the Stewart County Arts and Heritage Council will provide light refreshments. For more information, contact Carolyn Darke at 931-232-6253 or the national park at 931-232-5445.

Fort Donelson National Battlefield protects and preserves the remains of the Civil War fort, earthworks, national cemetery, and historic Dover Hotel. For more information, please visit our website:

About the Author

News Staff



Dover relocates Memorial Day service due to weather threat

The 2015 Stewart County Memorial Day Observance will be held at the Stewart County Visitor Center.
by News Staff


Memorial Day weekend events

Details for Memorial Day activities and events
by News Staff


Fort Donelson creates $16 million economic impact

A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 262,317 visitors to Fort Donelson National Battlefield in 2014 spent $16.2 million in communities near the park. That spending supported 240 jobs in the local area and had a ...
by News Staff