Clarksville, Tennessee

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2013 Best Small Towns in America

Contest ends:  September 3, 2013

6 Votes - "Most Patriotic"
1 Votes - "Friendliest"

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Clarksville is the proud home of the U.S. Army’s 101st Airborne Division. This town completely rallies around their military and wrote more celebratory reviews than any other town on Best of the Road. The city has volunteer welcoming patrons for soldiers returning from service and organizations like Bikers Who Care that support the troops. They even have children in a neighborhood color guard who help a veteran conduct a flag raising ceremony every holiday.

The people are so patriotic they host regular appreciation events, have painted murals around town, hang ‘Welcome Home’ signs when troops return, and provide military discounts. Captain and Clark met veterans who still give back and support their neighbors and said, “We were able to see and do so much, but what really stood out to us were the people that we met.”

Visitors should be sure to see Liberty Park, the Clarksville Marina, and the Downtown Market while in town. The Downtown Market is hosted every Saturday during summer and most of fall. Otherwise known as the “farmer’s market,” the event helps support local businesses and promotes healthy eating.

Over summer you can enjoy live outdoor music during Riverfest and anytime you can tour the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center. Parks After Dark is a popular summer program, which offers concerts and “Movies in the Park” screenings.

Clarksville is very proud of the soldiers of Ft. Campbell!
Reviewed by AROSE89
on September 17, 2012
Clarksville supports our soldiers 100%!
Reviewed by mommims3
on September 17, 2012
Home of the 101st!!!
Reviewed by Steffanie0682
on September 17, 2012
There is an extremely HIGH concentration of retired military that make their home in Clarksville permanently... and they do so for good reason. Because Clarksville makes such a wonderful impression on our soldiers making them feel right at home... so much so that they never want to leave. How many towns can say THAT?? :)
Reviewed by ashaver8473
on September 17, 2012
Because we're Clarksville. Isn't that good enough?
Reviewed by machin3
on September 17, 2012
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