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 used to be the county's first integrated city and used to be named for its founder, Clarke Royster. the world received its reputation while William Byrd II surveyed Buffalo Springs in 1726 and dubbed the waters "the water that Adam drank." town was once initially domestic to the Occoneechee Indians, who have been pushed from the world 50 years past while Nathaniel Bacon fought his final conflict at fortress Occoneechee, massacring over three hundred individuals of the tribe. This conflict turned his legacy. this day travelers are attracted to the world for annual fishing tournaments and lake activities.

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