Each year on January 8 The Hermitage commemorates the anniversary of this American victory with public programs for children and adults and offers free admission to the public.
Schedule of Activities
10:00 a.m. Wreath-laying ceremony at the tomb of President Andrew Jackson featuring keynote speaker Pulitizer Prize winning author Jon Meacham
2:00 p.m. “Old Hickory and the Natchez Expedition of Early 1813” by Tom Kanon, Ph.D. in the Andrew Jackson Visitor Center Auditorium
Ongoing activities from 9:00-3:00
*Free admission all day
*Meet President Andrew Jackson & Mrs. Rachel Jackson
*Kids have an opportunity to explore the Hermitage grounds learning about President Jackson and his role during the War of 1812 with the Hermitage Pastport
*Living history presentation on “The Hero of New Orleans: How Andrew Jackson formed an Army and Saved a Nation"
*Children’s activities and crafts
Get turn-by-turn direction using the interactive map above.
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