In 1907 President Theodore Roosevelt Promised Help With The Historic Preservation Of A Nashville Landmark Property, The Hermitage

President Theodore Roosevelt on the steps of President Andrew Jackson’s Tomb October 22, 1907

During his tour of Nashville on October 22, 1907, President Theodore Roosevelt visited The Hermitage, the Tennessee home of President Andrew Jackson. After meeting with members of the Ladies Hermitage Association and in front of a crowd of more than 10,000 people the President promised to provide federal funds to help with the historic preservation of The Hermitage.

Go here to read how since 1856 various groups and individuals have worked to preserve the Hermitage.


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