Tenn. State Library and Archives: Andrew Jackson and his Legacy

Tenn. State Library and Archives: Andrew Jackson and his Legacy

The Tennessee State Library & Archives will host a free workshop, "Andrew Jackson and his Legacy," from 9:30 until 11 a.m. Saturday in the auditorium of the Library & Archives building, at 403 7th Ave. North, in downtown Nashville.

Assistant State Archivist Wayne Moore and Archival Assistant Zachary Keith will talk about the collections of Jackson’s papers available at the Library & Archives, which include a version of the only known photograph of Jackson, personal letters, original maps from the War of 1812, political cartoons, campaign broadsides, engravings and lithographs. The Library & Archives also has papers from some of Jackson’s chief associates, including John Overton, John Coffee, James Winchester, William Carroll and William B. Lewis.

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Although the event is free and open to the public, reservations are required because of seating limitations in the Library & Archives auditorium. To register for the event, please use this online link: https://andrewjackson250.eventbrite.com

The Library & Archives building is located directly west of the Tennessee State Capitol building. Free parking is available around the building on Saturdays.

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