Hauntings at The Hermitage 2012
Food, fun, and family festivities await you!
Buy your tickets early online and get $1 off!
(And don't wait in long lines)
No other discounts or coupons applicable.
615-889-2941 ex 211
4580 Rachel’s Lane
Nashville, TN 37076
PLEASE NOTE- THERE ARE NO REFUNDS FOR INCLEMENT WEATHER. THE RAINDATES ARE OCTOBER 21st AND 28th.
The Hermitage, Home of President Andrew Jackson
4580 Rachel's Lane
Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage, Home of the People’s President
The Hermitage, Home of President Andrew Jackson, is one of the largest and most visited presidential homes in the United States. In 1856, the State of Tennessee purchased the property from the Jackson family, entrusting it to the Ladies’ Hermitage Association in 1889 to operate as one of America’s first historic site museums. Today, The Hermitage is a 1,120-acre National Historic Landmark with over 30 historic buildings, including restored slave cabins. Thanks to efforts of this nonprofit organization, the mansion is the most accurately preserved early presidential home in the country. The Hermitage is a national model for authenticity, conservation, and historic preservation. In recent years, new interpretive initiatives and educational programs such as archaeology and the history of slavery have enhanced the experience of some 180,000 annual visitors, including 30,000 schoolchildren, from all 50 states and many foreign countries; in fact, we interpret the Hermitage mansion in five foreign languages. The property also receives 30,000 annual visits from the local community, including over 1,000 children who play Little League baseball at The Hermitage's Rotary Park. The Hermitage is a “Partner Place” with the National Trust for Historic Preservation; and a site along the National Park Service’s Trail of Tears National Historic Trail.