Andrew Jackson's Hermitage

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Spend the holidays at Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage to learn more about Christmastime in the 19th century. Tour the Greek Revival-style mansion the president and his family called home. Take a horse-drawn wagon tour. Stroll through a garden fit for a First Lady. See the presidential carriage Jackson used. Stop by the Museum Store for the perfect gifts and souvenirs. And don’t forget to sample local wine and craft beer in the onsite tasting room, Natchez Hills Winery.

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Home of the People's President

Andrew Jackson

Tough as Old Hickory

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    We are proud to offer a tour highlighting the lives of some of the enslaved men and women who lived at The Hermitage during the life of Andrew Jackson and after his death. Take our In Their Footsteps Tour to learn how vital their lives were to the operation of the farm, the harsh reality of the enslaved system and how these men and women endured.

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    Join us Saturday, January 6th for Winter Frolic! Winter Frolic is historically influenced by Andrew Jackson’s 1835 Christmas Frolic in the White House. Play games the family did – including an artificial snowball fight! After completing the games, you’ll be gifted a festive cocktail or mocktail. The evening will close with a Yule Log Ceremony, where you’ll leave a part of 2023 behind to embrace the new year’s possibilities.

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    Happy Hanukkah! May this festival bring blessings upon you and your family.
    As you make end-of-year giving plans, please consider a gift to The Hermitage! Every dollar you donate will be spent on our property and will help us to continue our mission of preserving, educating and inspiring the next generation of Americans and guests from around the world. 

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    Join us for Homeschool Day on December 15th, featuring Christmas at The Hermitage! Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage  was home to two communities: the Jackson family and friends, as well as the enslaved people who worked for them. Each community celebrated the holiday season in their own unique ways. Join us as we explore Christmas traditions, compare and contrast décor, food, games and gifts, taste Jackson’s favorite holiday treats and make an ornament to take home. 

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    #OnThisDay in 1828, the Electoral College certified Andrew Jackson’s election as the 7th President, following a landslide victory over opponent John Quincy Adams in the general election.
    #TheHermitage Church was constructed in 1823 by President Jackson as a gift to his wife, Rachel, and the surrounding community. For generations, the church has been a sought-after venue for couples who seek an intimate and historic site to share their vows.

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    #DontForget to register for our virtual book club, happening this coming Tuesday, 12/5! We will be discussing The Cotton Kingdom: A Traveller’s Observations on Cotton and Slavery in the American States, 1853-1861 by Fredrick Law Olmstead. Oh…and did we mention it’s FREE to attend? 🙂

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    Our new audio tours have officially launched! These tours cover more than 50 stops and topics, ranging from what it means to be the “people’s president” and specific trees on the property to enslaved quarters and the garden. Both a family tour and an adult tour are available—and they are included with each ticket.
    The Hermitage shares Andrew Jackson’s belief in the value of education with a wealth of excellent and challenging educational opportunities for everyone—from school groups to teachers and adults! 

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