Mansion & Grounds

Home of the People's President

The Mansion

The Hermitage Mansion During the Day

Andrew Jackson purchases the Hermitage.

Nearly every facet of Jackson’s life revolved around his mansion at The Hermitage. It served as much as an office, gathering hall and place for entertaining as it did as his home.

The mansion has now been carefully restored with most of Jackson’s original belongings.

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Garden & Grounds

Path Through the Flowers at The Hermitage Garden

The Hermitage garden and grounds hold the stories of the livelihood and lifestyle of the Jackson’s family; foremost is The Hermitage cotton plantation.

Today, the grounds continue to offer a retreat for visitors as they did for Jackson and his family.

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Jackson's Tomb

The Tomb of Andrew Jackson at The Hermitage

Andrew Jackson visited Rachel’s tomb everyday in the gardens she so loved until his health made it unmanageable.

Today, Jackson rests alongside Rachel and other family members here at The Hermitage.

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The Hermitage Grounds

Illustrated Map of The Hermitage Mansion & Grounds

View the grounds and explore Jackson’s 1,000+ acres of beautiful scenery and historic architecture.

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The Hermitage Enslaved

Slavery allowed Jackson’s agriculture plan to actually work, and the Jacksons and their enslaved laborers lived closely together.

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