March 11-13 is Clinton History Week, filled with events, exhibits, tours, and lectures highlighting the rich history of Clinton.
Visit the Olde Towne Depot March 11-13 to experience “Faces: Portraits and Personalities of Clinton’s Rail History.” This exhibit displays the portraits of Clintonians that impacted Clinton’s Railroad and is available from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The unveiling of the 2021 Honoree Plaques at the Walk of Honorees Trail will take place on Thursday, March 11 at 11:00 a.m. This event honors Clintonians who have been recognized for achievements of excellence in their field and will be commemorated on the Walk of Honorees Trail at the Quisenberry Library.
Following the Walk of Honorees Ceremony, Dr. Prentiss Cox will lead a tour of the historic site of Sumner Hill and detail the history of the old Natchez Trace. The tour will begin at the Quisenberry Library and end at the Clinton Community Nature Center, located at 617 Dunton Road. The tour will begin at approximately 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 11.
On Saturday, March 13, take a ride aboard Turner the Train for Main Street’s Clinton History Tour. Tours will depart from the Olde Towne Depot at 9:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Guests will enjoy an open-air ride through Clinton while learning about the colorful history of the community. Seats are limited and reservations are encouraged. To make a reservation, call Main Street at 601.924.5472.