African American Legacy Trail

1188 Cumberland Drive, Clarksville, TN 37040


This carefully designed African-American Legacy Trail will have you walking the historic downtown streets of Clarksville and taking a scenic county drive to honor the African-American history of Clarksville, TN. Follow the trail to historic sites such as the Mount Olive Cemetery and the Benevolent Society at Port Royal. Learn about Wilma Rudolph, the first African American female sprinter to win gold at the Olympic Games, Steve Wylie, and others. Download our Visit Clarksville TN app and check "Tours" where you will find all the people and places along this historic trail.