Enjoy FREE admission to The Hermitage on Wednesday, January 8 as we commemorate the Battle of New Orleans, a crucial American victory during the War of 1812 and the event that catapulted General Andrew Jackson to national fame and recognition. Jason Weise,
Jason Wiese, associate director of the Williams Research Center at The Historic New Orleans Collection, will serve as the guest speaker.
11 a.m. – Noon
Join us for the annual wreath-laying ceremony at the tomb of General Andrew Jackson, featuring the Tennessee National Guard. Pre-ceremony music will begin at 10:30 a.m.
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Enjoy a variety of special programs throughout the day, including Jackson’s horseracing career, daily life during the War of 1812 and our renowned interactive program “The Duel!” Families can also stop by the Education Center for crafts and games for all ages.