African-American Legacy Trail

The African American 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, musical and business trailblazers -- even an inspiring Olympic Champion -- Clarksville is proud of this rich history. 

Use the map below for a sampling of the trail, or download the VisitClarksvilleTN app to visit the full trail where you can customize you route and save the tour on your mobile device.


Trail Credits:
Founder: Shana Thornton
Director: Terry 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