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President Trump comes to Hermitage

President Donald J. Trump will tour Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage today as part of his first official visit to Tennessee. While there, he will participate in a private ceremony honoring the 250th birthday of our seventh president.
He will be the 14th president to visit the home of Andrew Jackson, and the first since Ronald Reagan participated in the birthday commemoration ceremony in 1982, 35 years ago. Just as Lyndon B. Johnson did in 1967, Trump will lay a wreath on Jackson’s tomb as part of the annual birthday ceremony.
“We’re pleased that the president has an interest in Andrew Jackson,” said Howard J. Kittell, president and CEO of Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage. “The Hermitage is the best place to learn Jackson’s story. We’re looking forward to showing the president and his staff around.”
The president will be visiting The Hermitage in the late afternoon prior to attending a rally planned for this evening in downtown Nashville. Trump will take a tour of The Hermitage and give brief remarks to a small, private audience.
The grounds at The Hermitage will be closed to the public for the president’s visit and will reopen Thursday with half-off admission. Tickets and tours purchased for Wednesday will be redeemed for admission Thursday, and tour groups can reschedule by contacting The Hermitage with another preferred date.

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