Around Clarksville (Images of America) by John Caknipe Jr.

By John Caknipe Jr.

Clarksville, Virginia's basically lakeside city, is a part of Western Mecklenburg County. It was once the county's first integrated city and was once named for its founder, Clarke Royster. the realm won its repute whilst William Byrd II surveyed Buffalo Springs in 1726 and dubbed the waters "the water that Adam drank." the city used to be initially domestic to the Occoneechee Indians, who have been pushed from the world 50 years past while Nathaniel Bacon fought his final conflict at castle Occoneechee, massacring over three hundred participants of the tribe. This conflict turned his legacy. at the present time travelers are interested in the realm for annual fishing tournaments and lake activities.

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