African-American Heritage Trail

The African American Heritage Legacy Trail will take you across Montgomery County to learn the expansive and unique history of Clarksville’s African American community. From community gardens and historic churches to athletic and business trailblazers -- even an Olympic Champion with moving and inspiring story -- Clarksville is proud of its rich history. 

Use the map below to follow the trail or download the VisitClarksvilleTN app and customize and save the tour on your mobile device.


Trail Credits:
Founder and Director: Shana Thornton
Historian: Jerome Parchman
Designers: Rossview High School Academy of Media Arts and Technology
Student designer: Kathryn Boyer
Teacher: Hannah Brooks
Nonprofit home: Mt. Olive Cemetery Historical Preservation Society