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Hermitage, Tennessee
Exploring the History of Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage
A public demonstration at Andrew Jackson's Hermitage. NEH funding to Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage has included support for archaeological investigations, the restoration of the plantation’s interior, and a full reinterpretation of the site. Image courtesy of The Hermitage.

Andrew Jackson developed The Hermitage, which he purchased in 1804, from a two-story log house into a working cotton plantation, the source of his wealth. NEH funding to Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage has included support for archaeological investigations, the restoration of the plantation’s interior, and a full reinterpretation of the site. Cumulatively, these grants have ensured that the historical information presented by the site is accurate and engaging for visitors.

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