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The Hermitage celebrates President Jackson's birthday

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NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) -

A big birthday bash is about to get underway at The Hermitage to honor President Andrew Jackson.

The celebration marks what would be his 247th birthday.

Things kick off at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, and festivities will include a wreath-laying ceremony with featured speaker U.S. Sen. Bob Corker along with Andrew Jackson VI, a Knox County judge and the great-great-great grandson of the nation's seventh president.

Visitors can also listen to lectures, and there will be activities for the kids.

And, of course, there will be birthday cake.

Admission to The Hermitage is half-price Saturday. For more information, visit: http://www.thehermitage.com.

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