Historic Markers Across Tennessee



The Hermitage



Marker ID: THC 3A 13
Location: 4580 Rachels Lane, Hermitage, TN
County: Davidson
Coordinates: N 36° 12.62    W 086° 37.346
  36.21033333    -86.62243333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
 



Text:

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.