Tuesday, August 6, 2013

The Hermitage Andrew Jackson's home & tomb

Tombstone Tuesday

The Tomb of Andrew Jackson at "The Hermitage." Image from Our Own Country, by James Cox, published 1894, pages 292 & 293. 

"The Hermitage," home of Andrew Jackson near Nashville.

'This grand old Southern home was occupied for years, by the seventh President of the United States, who died within it on June 8, 1845. Andrew Jackson was born in a log cabin so close on the boundary line between North and South Carolina that both states claimed him as "favorite son."  

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