Hermitage in Davidson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
The Belted Galloway
While Andrew Jackson would not have had this particular breed, he did have livestock on The Hermitage.
In 1833, it is recorded that he had 300 hogs, 60 cows and yearlings, 22 calves, 9 sheep and 59 lambs. It is believed that the cattle were Herefords or Durhams.
For more information regarding the Belted Galloway, please contact:
The Belted Galloway society, Inc.
Erected by The Hermitage.
Location. 36° 13.015′ N, 86° 36.652′ W. Marker is in Hermitage, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker can be reached from Rachel's Lane. Touch for map. Located at the Hermitage historical site. Marker is in this post office area: Hermitage TN 37076, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Abandonment and Preservation (here, next to this marker); A home for Jackson’s Slaves (a few steps from this marker); Land Conservation at The Hermitage (within shouting distance of this marker); The Hermitage Landscape (within shouting distance of this marker); Field Quarter Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); Growing Cotton (within shouting distance of this marker); A Future President's Home (within shouting distance of this marker); The North Cabin (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hermitage.
Categories. • Agriculture •
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