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Hermitage in Davidson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

The Hermitage

 
 
The Hermitage Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, September 25, 2010
1. The Hermitage Marker
Inscription.  Home of Andrew Jackson (1767~1845), Major General in the Army, hero of the Battle of New Orleans, and seventh President of the United States. It was originally built in 1819; partially burned in 1834, during Jackson's second term, replaced by the present building in 1835. He died here, and is buried in the garden.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3A 13.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #07 Andrew Jackson, and the Tennessee Historical Commission series lists.
 
Location. 36° 12.62′ N, 86° 37.346′ W. Marker is in Hermitage, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is on Rachels Lane. Marker is located at entrance just off Old Hickory Blvd (45) and Rachels Ln at Hermitage. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4580 Rachels Lane, Hermitage TN 37076, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Hermitage Landscape (approx. 0.6 miles away); The War Road (approx. 0.6 miles away); Civil War at The Hermitage
The Hermitage image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, September 25, 2010
2. The Hermitage
(approx. 0.6 miles away); The Hermitage Mansion (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Architectural Evolution Of The Hermitage (approx. 0.6 miles away); Icehouse (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Triplex (approx. 0.6 miles away); Explore The Hermitage Grounds (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hermitage.
 
Also see . . .  The Hermitage website. (Submitted on October 8, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Andrew Jackson Tomb image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, September 25, 2010
3. Andrew Jackson Tomb
The Hermitage Tour image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, September 25, 2010
4. The Hermitage Tour
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 29, 2010, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. This page has been viewed 775 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 29, 2010, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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