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The Hermitage, Home Of President Andrew Jackson

Posted by Sandra on November 11, 2011 at 10:25 AM

 

 

N279: "The Hermitage", Home Of President Andrew Jackson. Near Nashville, Tenn.

 

POSTCARD CAPTION: The Hermitage, the Home of President Andrew Jackson, situated twelve miles from Nasheville, has been preserved and appears just as it did in the days of "Old Hickory". The original Hermitage, part of which is still standing, was built in 1804 of logs, while the present manson was built in 1819 of colonial design. Many notable figures of history were entertained at this handsome old estate including Lafayette, Aaron Burr, and President Theodore Rosevelt. Number on card 6621

 

This card was Published by Asheville Post Card Co., Asheville, N.C.

 

Facts: The Hermitage had been opened into a public museum in 1889. The home is the most visited presidential residence today recieving over a quarter million visitors a year.  In 1960 it was declared a National Historic Landmark.

 

 

Categories: Buildings, Linen Cards, Historic Homes

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