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June 2019

Juneteenth Commemoration

June 22, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Join The Hermitage in commemorating Juneteenth week with a day of programs featuring The Slave Dwelling Project.   Inalienable Rights: History Through the Eyes of the Enslaved 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. The event is free for Members or with paid General Admission. In 1860, 4 million people were enslaved in the United States. The Hermitage estimates that 300 men, women and children were owned by Andrew Jackson during his life. Their lives, relationships and jobs were complicated and varied. The…

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Campfire Conversation with The Slave Dwelling Project

June 22, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

FREE PROGRAM Join us for an evening of conversation with the founder and team behind The Slave Dwelling Project. This organization brings much-needed attention to the importance of former slave dwellings and the need to preserve them and recognize them within our communities. Through the simple act of sleeping in a structure, they highlight the dangers posed to these structures and the stories that could be lost along with them. The organization’s founder, Joseph McGill, has reached more than 90…

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Dog Days at The Hermitage

June 29

Dog Days at the Hermitage Bring out your favorite canine and enjoy the trails and grounds of Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage! Our NEW monthly series will allow dogs and their humans to enjoy the acreage of The Hermitage every last Saturday of the month, from May through November. On Dog Days, visitors can purchase an $8 grounds pass (Members get in FREE!) to walk the grounds, hike the trails and enjoy the preserved natural surroundings and historic 19th-century buildings. OR for…

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July 2019

A Presidential Fourth

July 4, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Free with Admission Celebrate our nation’s Independence Day at the home of President Jackson. A veteran of the American Revolution, Jackson had a role in the founding of our country and the nation-building that followed. Today we welcome guests to join in the festivities!   Schedule of Activities Games on the Lawn from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Join us for classic 18th-century games on the lawn – hoops and sticks, sack races, tossing graces, 3-legged races and more! Raingutter…

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$25

Pinot with the President

July 9, 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Join us for a sunset wagon ride and exclusive after-hours access to the home of our 7th president! Tour the Mansion and experience “130 Years of Preservation,” featuring our President and CEO Howard J. Kittell and expert staff sharing stories and photographs from our behind-the-scenes preservation efforts since 1889. Guests can then enjoy live string music on the lawn, take a quiet evening stroll through the garden and historic outbuildings and hop onto a horse-drawn wagon for a tour of…

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$25

Pinot with the President

July 10, 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Join us for a sunset wagon ride and exclusive after-hours access to the home of our 7th president! Tour the Mansion and experience “130 Years of Preservation,” featuring our President and CEO Howard J. Kittell and expert staff sharing stories and photographs from our behind-the-scenes preservation efforts since 1889. Guests can then enjoy live string music on the lawn, take a quiet evening stroll through the garden and historic outbuildings and hop onto a horse-drawn wagon for a tour of…

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Dog Days at The Hermitage

July 27

Dog Days at the Hermitage Bring out your favorite canine and enjoy the trails and grounds of Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage! Our NEW monthly series will allow dogs and their humans to enjoy the acreage of The Hermitage every last Saturday of the month, from May through November. On Dog Days, visitors can purchase an $8 grounds pass (Members get in FREE!) to walk the grounds, hike the trails and enjoy the preserved natural surroundings and historic 19th-century buildings. OR for…

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