The Hermitage, Home of President Andrew Jackson

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A striking glimpse into America's antebellum eon, the Hermitage gloriously tells tales of the life of the country's seventh president, Andrew Jackson. Built in 1835, this historic edifice is a heartwarming confluence of culture and a long-standing history. While living at the Hermitage, Jackson ran a general store, tavern and thoroughbred horse racing tracks nearby, which eventually inspired him to cease his work on the Supreme Court to focus of the Hermitage and its nearby enterprises. This classic Greek Revival mansion retains Jackson's original architecture and furnishings. Permeated with the sounds of a biographical film and museum exhibits, the site of the mansion preserves the original 1804 slave cabins, Jackson's tomb, Tulip Grove Mansion, Old Hermitage Church, and Tennessee Confederate Soldier Cemetery. Burrowed in unabashed scenery and serenity, the estate grounds also shelter a delightful plantation. An integral chapter in the course of American history, the Hermitage greatly immortalizes the 'People's President'.

Location:  4580 Rachels Lane

Business hours:  Mo-Su 9:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m.