Free Day at The Hermitage! Commemorate the 198th Anniversary of the Battle of New Orleans

January 8, 2013
Event By: The Hermitage: Home of President Andrew Jackson Address: 4580 Rachel's Lane Nashville, TN 37076 Email: info@thehermitage.com Phone: (615) 889-2941
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Each year on January 8 The Hermitage commemorates the anniversary of this American victory with public programs for children and adults and offers free admission to the public. Schedule of Activities 10:00 a.m. Wreath-laying ceremony at the tomb of President Andrew Jackson featuring keynote speaker Pulitizer Prize winning author Jon Meacham 2:00 p.m. “Old Hickory and the Natchez Expedition of Early 1813” by Tom Kanon, Ph.D. in the Andrew Jackson Visitor Center Auditorium Ongoing activities from 9:00-3:00 *Free admission all day *Meet President Andrew Jackson & Mrs. Rachel Jackson *Kids have an opportunity to explore the Hermitage grounds learning about President Jackson and his role during the War of 1812 with the Hermitage Pastport *Living history presentation on “The Hero of New Orleans: How Andrew Jackson formed an Army and Saved a Nation" *Children’s activities and crafts