The Hermitage, home of President Jackson, Nashville, Tenn., 1909
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A postcard showing the front elevation of the Hermitage, home of Andrew Jackson located twelve miles from Nashville in Hermitage, Tennessee. The architecture is colonial, the verandas are wide and long and the rooms inside are large and spacious. The original Hermitage was built of logs in 1804. The present mansion was built in 1819. Architectural details include a classic Greek Revival facade, with six Doric columns and a portico at the entrance. Andrew Jackson and his wife are buried on the grounds. In 1889 the Hermitage opened as a museum, and it continues to operate as one today under the leadership of the Ladies Hermitage Association. In 1966 the Hermitage was added to the National Registry of Historic Places. Forms part of the Norton Postcard Collection. 1 postcard : col. ; 3.5 x 5.5 in.
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- Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845--Homes and haunts--Tennessee--Hermitage
Hermitage (Hermitage, Tenn.)
Greek revival (Architecture)--Tennessee--Hermitage
Historic house museums--Tennessee--Hermitage
Wings (Building divisions)--Tennessee--Hermitage
Hermitage (Tenn.)--Buildings, structures, etc
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- The Hermitage, home of President Jackson, Nashville, Tenn., 1909. 1909. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://nashville.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/nr/id/1766. (Accessed September 18, 2019.)
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- (1909) The Hermitage, home of President Jackson, Nashville, Tenn., 1909. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://nashville.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/nr/id/1766
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