Nashville in Davidson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Seventh President of the United States 1829-1837
Commander of victorious American forces
at Battle of New Orleans January 8, 1815
This equestrian statue by Clark Mills was erected by the Tennessee Historical Society, May 20, 1880
Duplicates of this statue stand in New Orleans, La. and Washington, D.C.
Erected 1880 by The Tennessee Historical Society.
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War of 1812. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #07 Andrew Jackson series list. A significant historical date for this entry is January 8, 1894.
Location. 36° 9.973′ N, 86° 47.013′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Memorial is on Charlotte Avenue. The marker and statue are on the eastern grounds of the Tennessee State Capitol. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Nashville TN 37219, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Founding of the United Daughters of the Confederacy (here, next to this marker); Holy Rosary Cathedral (within shouting distance of this marker); Andrew Johnson (within shouting distance of this marker); Tomb of James Knox Polk (within shouting distance of this marker); William Strickland 1788-1864 (within shouting distance of this marker); Samuel Dold Morgan 1798-1880 (within shouting distance of this marker); Alvin C. York (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Tennessee State Capitol (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nashville.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 15, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 15, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 450 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 15, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. 3. submitted on July 28, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.