The Hermitage is a historical plantation that was once owned by the seventh President of the United States, Andrew Jackson. Located in Davidson County, Tennessee, The Hermitage was owned by President Jackson from 1804 until his death in 1845 and opened to the public in 1889. One of the oldest and largest historic site museums in the country, The Hermitage sprawls over 1,120 acres and is a National Historic Landmark.
Also known as the ‘Home of the People's President,' The Hermitage is run by the Andrew Jackson Foundation whose mission it is to preserve the home of the ex-President, educate the public about the life and heritage of the man and his home and inspire good citizenship. The beautifully preserved mansion is one of the most accurately preserved presidential homes in the country and receives more than a quarter million visitors every year. Andrew Jackson's Hermitage