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The Hermitage, Home of President Jackson, Nashville, Tenn.

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The Hermitage, Home of President Jackson, Nashville, Tenn. White-border post card. The back of the card reads:

The Hermitage, the home of President Andrew Jackson, situated 12 miles from Nashville, has been called the Mt. Vernon of the South. Through the Ladies' Hermitage Association the handsome old estate has been preserved and appears just as it did in the days of "Old Hickory." The architecture is colonial, the verandas are wide and long and the rooms are large and spacious. The original Hermitage was built in 1804 of logs and part of it is still standing. In 1805, Aaron Burr was entertained in this log house. It was to this log house, also, that General Jackson returned the conquering hero and the idol of the nation after the battle of New Orleans. The present mansion was built in 1819. General Lafayette was entertained at the Hermitage in 1825, and President Roosevelt visited there in 1907. In the yard are the graves of Andrew Jackson and his wife and other members of the family.

The postcard is unpostmarked and undated. It is a white-border postcard, pre-linen, and the stamp box states "Place one cent stamp here/Five cents to anywhere in U.S. via airmail". Based on these features, I've estimated a date of ca. 1930 for the card.

[Public Domain mark] Copyright/Licence: This work was first published in the United States prior to 1977, and it was published without a copyright notice and/or the copyright was not registered. It is therefore in the public domain in the United States.