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Washington Hotel, Corner Main & Telegraph Streets, Clarksville, Montgomery County, TN

Washington Hotel, Corner Main & Telegraph Streets, Clarksville, Montgomery County, TN

 
 
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Significance: The Washington Hotel is an extensively altered structure dating from the mid-1820s. It has association with Clarksville's mid-19th century prominence as a port on the Cumberland River. The hotel served travelers for many years until its conversion into offices for a tobacco warehouse in 1884. From 1884 to the mid-20th century the building has been a part of Clarksville's prominent tobacco industry. Although altered in the 20th century it still displays aspects of its original architectural character.
Survey number: HABS TN-6
Building/structure dates: ca. 1825 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1884 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: ca. 1920 Subsequent Work

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Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
People's Warehouse Tobacco Company
Starkey, Barry, photographer
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Clarksville (Tenn.)36.52977, -87.35945
Google Map of 36.5297706, -87.3594528
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