We look forward to celebrating Andrew Jackson’s 256th birthday with you on March 15, 2023!
Make plans to join us for half-priced Grounds Passes, a presidential wreath-laying ceremony with a keynote address, children’s activities and more.
Schedule of Events
Join one of our lead historic interpreters for a gallery chat about Jackson’s birthday and his Irish heritage.
Andrew Jackson Center
9:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.
Children’s activities will take place from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
The Annual Wreath-Laying at the Tomb will be made will take place at 11 a.m., featuring a keynote address from John Cooper, mayor of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County.
The Hermitage Enslaved: A Wagon Tour
Powered by draft horses and driven by an experienced guide, this 30 minute horse-drawn wagon tour takes you back in time as you travel beyond the mansion and into the fields where your guide will showcase the daily lives of Jackson’s enslaved men, women and children. You will hear about how those lives were intertwined not only with the various archaeological sites you will see along the way but also how their lives were closely intertwined with the Jacksons.
The wagon tour is $15 per person.
Andrew Jackson’s Valuable Tokens
Join Vice President of Collections Pam Miner to learn about unique gifts received by President Jackson throughout his lifetime. Several of these objects will be set out to view.
This event is FREE to all Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage members and $10 for non-members.