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The Hermitage, home of President Andrew Jackson

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The Hermitage: Home of President Andrew Jackson

  • Address 4580 Rachel's Lane
    Nashville, Tennessee 37076
  • Hours
    8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
  • Phone 615-889-2941

Visit The Hermitage: Home of President Andrew Jackson

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The Hermitage: Home of President Andrew Jackson, is one of the largest and most visited presidential homes in the United States. The original mansion was a brick, Federal-style house built by local carpenters and masons. As the architectural style was already losing favor in the "fashionable Eastern areas," the Hermitage underwent major remodeling by architect David Morrison during Jackson's presidency. In 1856, the State of Tennessee purchased the property from the Jackson family, entrusting it to the Ladies’ Hermitage Association in 1889 to operate as one of America’s first historic site museums. Today, The Hermitage is a 1,120-acre National Historic Landmark with more than 30 historic buildings, including restored slave cabins.

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